Litsea angulata Blume,
Latin for 'angular'.
Tetranthera angulata (Blume) Nees
Sub-canopy tree up to 28 m tall and 48 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, slightly whitish below. Flowers ca. 6
mm diameter, white, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 18 mm long, pink,
drupes on enlarged flower base (cupule).
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 300 m altitude. Along rivers
and on hillsides with sandy to clayey soils. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Borneo (Sarawak,
Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan), Moluccas, New Guinea.
Borneo: Medang, Kalangkola burung, Sebulu, Tawalus.