Endiandra rubescens (Blume)
Miq., Pl. Jungh. (1853)
Latin for 'becoming reddish', referring to the leaves when dried.
Dictyodaphne rubescens Blume
Dictyodaphne variabilis Meisn.
Mid-canopy tree up to 35 m tall and 60 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, conspicuous reticulate network of
tertiary venation. Flowers ca. 4 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in panicles.
Fruits ca. 55 mm long, green, stony drupes.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, peat-swamp and sub-montane forests up to
1400 m altitude. Usually near or along rivers on sandy to ultrabasic soils. In
secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
The wood is locally used for construction.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, Central- and
Borneo: Bejubui, Lingkasig, Medang, Medang lilin.