Cryptocarya strictifolia Kosterm., Reinwardtia 7 (1968)
Latin for 'stiff leaved'.
Mid-canopy tree up to 38 m tall and 92 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous to hairy, whitish below. Flowers ca. 2
mm diameter, yellow-white, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 20 mm long,
blue-purple, fleshy drupes.
In undisturbed to slightly disturbed mixed dipterocarp, swamp and sub-montane
forests up to 1100 m altitude. Mostly on hillsides and ridges, but also on
alluvial sites. On sandy to clay soils, but also on limestone.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.
Borneo: Medang, Silau-silau.