(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).