Cryptocarya densiflora Blume,
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.