Actinodaphne glabra Blume, Mus. Bot. Lugd. Bat. 1 (1851)

Latin for 'glabrous'.

Jozoste glabra Kuntze

Mid-canopy tree up to 33 m tall and 31 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves in whorls, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, whitish below. Flowers ca. 5 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in bundles. Fruits ca. 10 mm diameter, yellow, fleshy drupes on enlarged disc-shaped flower base.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and swamp forests up to 400 m altitude. Mostly on hillsides and ridges, but also on alluvial sites and along rivers. Often found on or near limestone, or on sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Medang gegawe, Medang sahung.