Alseodaphne oblanceolata (Merr.) Kosterm., Reinwardtia 7 (1968)

Latin for 'obovate', i.e. leaf with greatest width above the middle of the blade.

Beilschmiedia elmeri Merr.
Beilschmiedia oblanceolata Merr.
Dehaasia oblanceolata (Merr.) Kosterm.

Upper canopy tree up to 42 m tall and 72 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, whitish below. Flowers ca. 2.5 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 22 mm diameter, yellow, fleshy drupes on swollen, warty, yellow-red fruit stalks.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1500 m altitude. Usually on hillsides and ridges with sandy to clay soils, but also on or near limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The wood is used.

Borneo (throughout the island).

Local names
Borneo: Madang, Marsihung, Medang, Medang puteh, Medang sisek.