Alchornea rugosa (Lour.) Müll. Arg.
Alchornea javanensis (Blume) Backer & Bakh.f.
|Malaysia||Julong jantan, akar serimbong, rabu kumbang (Peninsular).|
|Indonesia||Kedung leutik, ki bewok (Sundanese), drejeg (Javanese).|
|Thailand||Khaangpoi (central), sa maakfai (Loei), dap yaang (Chiang Mai).|
|Vietnam||B[oj] n[ej]t, dom d[os]m.|
Its distribution is from Burma (Myanmar), Indo-China, southern China and Thailand, throughout Malesia, to Australia (Queensland).
It is a shrub or small, usually many-stemmed tree that is up to 10 m tall.
The leaves are wedge-shaped-obovate, pinnately veined with very short petiole and exstipulate.
The male inflorescence is terminal and branched while the female is simply raceme-like.
A. rugosa occurs in primary and secondary, evergreen and deciduous forest up to 1000 m altitude. It is one of the most common shrubs of Euphorbiaceae in Malesia.
Plant Resources of South-East Asia No.12(3): Medicinal and poisonous plants 3.