Actinodaphne glomerata (Blume) Nees, Syst. Laur. (1836)

Latin for 'united into clews'.

Actinodaphne maingayi var. macrocarpa Gamble
Actinodaphne sesquipedalis var. macrocarpa (Gamble) Ridl.
Jozoste glomerata Kuntze
Litsea glomerata Blume
Tetranthera hypoglauca Miq.

Sub-canopy tree up to 24 m tall and 43 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves in whorls, simple, penni-veined, hairy below, whitish below. Flowers ca. 5 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in bundles. Fruits ca. 20 mm diameter, orange-red, fleshy drupes placed on enlarged disc-shaped flower base.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, swamp and sub-montane forests up to 1000 m altitude. Common on swampy or periodically inundated sites and along rivers but also found on hillsides. On clay to limestone soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

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

Local names
Borneo: Angkala burong, Baloko pelandok, Kelus, Medang, Medang burong, Medang paya, Pangalaban gala.