Dehaasia incrassata (Jack) Kosterm., J. Sci. Res. Indon. 1 (1952)

Latin for 'thickened'.

Beilschmiedia purpurea Elmer
Dehaasia lanyuensis (Ching-En-Chang) Kosterm.
Dehaasia media Blume
Dehaasia microcarpa Blume
Dehaasia squarrosa Zoll. & Mor. ex Miq.
Dehaasia triandra Merr.
Endiandra lanyuensis Ching-En-Chang
Haasia incrassata (Jack) Nees
Haasia media Nees
Haasia microcarpa Blume ex Nees
Haasia squarrosa Miq.
Laurus incrassata Jack
Laurus machilus Reinw. ex Miq.
Machilus incrassata Nees
Machilus incrassatus (Jack) Nees
Machilus media Rumph.
Persea incrassata (Jack) Nees

Rather similar to Alseodaphne elmeri Merr.

Sub-canopy tree up to 28 m tall and 48 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 3.5 mm diameter, yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 32 mm long, blue-purple, fleshy drupes placed on swollen red stalks.

In undisturbed to slightly disturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 900 m altitude. On alluvial sites and along rivers, but also on hillsides and ridges. Usually on sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Wood locally used for house building. Fruits poisonous.

Taiwan, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (throughout the island), Philippines, Celebes, Moluccas, New Guinea.

Local names
Borneo: Medang, Monompuru.