Melanochyla bullata Ding Hou,
Blumea 24 (1978)
(Latin for 'having a puckered or blistered appearance', referring to the
upper leaf surface)
Upper canopy tree up to 46 m tall and 134 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, very hairy, especially on lower surface.
Flowers ca. 10 mm in diameter, yellowish, placed in small panicles. Fruits ca.
27 mm long, green - yellow - brown, hairy, fleshy drupe.
Undisturbed lowland forests up to 500 m altitude. In secondary forests
usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah and East-Kalimantan).