Melanochyla fulvinervis (Blume)
Ding Hou, Blumea 24 (1978)
(Latin for 'with yellow-brown veins', referring to the leaves)
Melanochyla rugosa King
Semecarpus fulvinervis Bl.
Mid-canopy tree up to 32 m tall and 46 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers ca. 9 mm in diameter, white-yellow
coloured, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 27 mm long, orange coloured, warty,
edible fleshy drupe.
In undisturbed lowland forests up to 500 m altitude, but occasionally found
up to 1200 m. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo.