Alseodaphne peduncularis (Wall. ex Nees) Meisn., Gen. 2 (1841)

Latin for 'with foot or stalk', referring to the fruits.

Haasia peduncularis (Wall. ex Nees) Nees
Laurus peduncularis Wall. ex Nees
Machilus peduncularis (Wall. ex Nees) Nees
Nothaphoebe fruticosa Gamble
Persea peduncularis (Wall. ex Nees) Nees

Sub-canopy tree up to 30 m tall and 46 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 3.5 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 21 mm long, blue-purple, fleshy drupes on swollen red fruit stalks.

In slightly disturbed to undisturbed mixed dipterocarp to sub-montane forests up to 1000 m altitude. Usually on hillsides and ridges. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (East-Kalimantan, so far only known from Sungai Wain area).