Endiandra rubescens (Blume) Miq., Pl. Jungh. (1853)

Latin for 'becoming reddish', referring to the leaves when dried.

Dictyodaphne rubescens Blume
Dictyodaphne variabilis Meisn.

Mid-canopy tree up to 35 m tall and 60 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, conspicuous reticulate network of tertiary venation. Flowers ca. 4 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 55 mm long, green, stony drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, peat-swamp and sub-montane forests up to 1400 m altitude. Usually near or along rivers on sandy to ultrabasic soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The wood is locally used for construction.

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

Local names
Borneo: Bejubui, Lingkasig, Medang, Medang lilin.