Pouteria malaccensis (C.B.Clarke) Baehni, Candollea 9 (1942)

Latin for 'from Malacca', a place in Peninsular Malaysia.

Fontbrunea malaccensis (C.B.Clarke) Pierre
Lucuma malaccensis (C.B.Clarke) Dubard
Sideroxylon malaccense C.B.Clarke
Xantolis malaccensis (C.B.Clarke) Baehni

Mid-canopy tree up to 35 m tall and 73 cm dbh. Stem with white sap. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, hairy undersurface. Flowers ca. 6 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 22 mm long, brownish, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, coastal, keranga and sub-montane forests up to 1500 m altitude. On hillsides and ridges with sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

The wood is locally used for furniture.

Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West- and East-Kalimantan), Celebes.

Local names
Borneo: Nyatoh, Nyatoh batu, Nyatoh putih, Nyatoh sulit, Nyatoh sundit, Perdulan, Sundip.