Beilschmiedia madang Blume, Mus. Bot. 1: 332 (1851)

Species named after the local Sundanese name.

Beilschmiedia curtisii Gamble
Beilschmiedia malaccensis (Meisn.) Hook.f.
Beilschmiedia roxburgiana var. malaccensis Meisn.
Beilschmiedia scortechinii Gamble
Haasia peduncularis Teijsm. & Binn. ex Miq.
Laurus madang Blume
Laurus martinicensis Blanco
Polyadenia madang (Blume) Nees

Tree up to 25 m tall. Stipules absent. Twigs densly rusty hairy on young parts. Petiole c. 30 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, wide elliptic, 6-22 x 2-10 cm, with smooth margin and rounded tip. Flowers small, greenish. Fruits drupes, 2.5 x 1 cm, blue-purple-black.

In forests up to 900 m elevation.


Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java.

Local names
huru, mauseu tahang, medang mekolopon.