Phoebe macrophylla Blume,
Mus. Bot. Lugd. Bat. 1 (1851)
Latin for 'large leaves'.
Mid-canopy tree up to 36 m tall and 65 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
crowded at twig tips, alternate, simple, penni-veined, densely hairy below.
Flowers ca. 11 mm diameter, yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 16 mm long,
green-blue, drupes placed on red stalks, calyx lobes persistent.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1700 m
altitude. On hillsides and ridges with sandy soils. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah,
East-Kalimantan), Moluccas, New Guinea.
Borneo: Madang, Medang kuning, Medang wangi.