Cryptocarya impressa Miq.,
Fl. Ned. Ind. i, 1 (1858?)
Latin for 'impressed', referring to the venation of the leaves.
Rather similar to Cryptocarya griffithiana, and possibly a synonym of
Sub-canopy tree up to 29 m tall and 33 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous to hairy below, whitish below,
venation very prominent. Flowers ca. 3 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in
panicles. Fruits ca. 17 mm long, blue-purple, fleshy drupes.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and keranga forests up to 200 m altitude.
Mostly on ridges, but also found on waterlogged soils. On sandy soils. In
secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Bambulinas, Medang.