Phoebe lucida Blume,
Mus. Bot. Lugd. Bat. 1 (1851)
Latin for 'shiny'.
Mid-canopy tree up to 35 m tall and 70 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
crowded at twig tips, alternate, simple, penni-veined, hairy below. Flowers ca.
6 mm diameter, yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 11 mm long, green, drupes
placed on red stalks, calyx lobes persistent.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and especially sub-montane forests up to
2000 m altitude. On hillsides and ridges with clay or limestone soils. In
secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Sumatra, Borneo (Sabah, West-, South- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Medang bukit.