Cryptocarya densiflora Blume, Bijdr. (1826)

Latin for 'dense bundles of flowers'.

Caryodaphne densiflora Blume ex Nees
Cryptocarya cinnamomifolia Benth.

Sub-canopy tree up to 27 m tall and 31 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, tripli-veined, usually glabrous, but sometimes hairy below (at higher altitudes), whitish below. Flowers ca. 3 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 15 mm long, blue-purple, fleshy drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, keranga and sub-montane forests up to 1500 m altitude. Mostly on hillsides and ridges, but also along rivers. On sandy to clay soils, but also on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, Central- and East-Kalimantan), Philippines, Celebes, Moluccas, New Guinea, northern Australia.

Local names
Borneo: Medang.