Litsea panamanja (Buch.-Ham. ex Nees) Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 5 (1886)

Named after a local name for this species.

Tetranthera panamanja Buch.-Ham. ex Nees

Mid-canopy tree up to 39 m tall and 82 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, sometimes slightly whitish below. Flowers ca. 10 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in racemes. Fruits ca. 12 mm diameter, red, fleshy drupes placed on enlarged flower base (cupule).

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and (peat)-swamp forests up to 700 m altitude. Usually on alluvial sites and along rivers, but also found on ridges. On sandy to clay soils, but also on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

India?, Indo-China, Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Borneo (Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan), Moluccas.

Local names
Borneo: Kala-kala, Lalan, Medang, Tebuluk.