Beilschmiedia lucidula (Miq.) Kosterm., Reinwardtia 8 (1970)

Latin for 'shiny'.

Beilschmiedia leytensis Merr.
Beilschmiedia nervosa (Elmer) Merr.
Beilschmiedia praecox Koord. & Valet.
Cryptocarya lucidula Miq.
Endiandra sumatrana Miq.
Pygeum nervosum Koehne

Sub-canopy tree up to 25 m tall and 33 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous to slightly hairy, tertiary venation finely reticulate. Flowers not seen, placed in cymes. Fruits ca. 20 mm long, probably blue-purple, fleshy drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 600 m altitude. On alluvial sites as well as hillsides and ridges. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West-, Central- and East-Kalimantan), Philippines.