Semecarpus glaucus Engl.,
in DC. Mon. Phan. 4 (1883)
(Latin for 'blue-greenish')
Understorey tree up to 17 m tall and 28 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers ca. 6.5 mm in diameter, white, placed
in panicles. Fruits ca. 12 mm long, orange drupe with a cupule.
Undisturbed lowland forests up to 600 m altitude. Found on inundated
places, peat swamp forests, hillsides and ridges. Rarely on limestone. Rather
common in disturbed sites, such as gaps and road sides. Fruits have been seen
eaten by birds.
Borneo: Kerawas; Kelulut; Kraus; Rengas; Rengas manak; Rengas ayam.