Melicope accedens (Blume) T.G.Hartley, Sandakania 4 (1994)

Latin for 'approaching', probably referring to its resemblance to Euodia macrophylla.

Ampacus accedens (Blume) Kuntze
Ampacus macrophylla (Blume) Kuntze
Euodia accedens Blume
Euodia macrophylla Blume
Euodia nervosa Koord. & Valet.
Euodia accedens (Blume) Miq.
Zanthoxylum macrophyllum (Blume) Miq.

Understorey tree up to 17 m tall and 26 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves opposite, tri-foliate compound, leaflets penni-veined, hairy. Flowers ca. 4 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 5 mm diameter, greenish, dehiscent capsules. Seeds black, remaining attached to the inflorescence after dehiscence.

In undisturbed to slightly disturbed (open sites) mixed dipterocarp, keranga, (peat)-swamp, sub-montane and montane forests up to 2900 m altitude. Often on alluvial sites and along rivers and streams, but also on hillsides and ridges.

The timber is locally used.

Andaman Islands, Thailand, Indo-China, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (throughout the island).

Local names
Borneo: Kulampapa, Pahau, Pau.