Drimycarpus luridus (Hook.f.) Ding Hou, Blumea 24 (1978)

(Latin for 'pale coloured')

Semecarpus glabra Ridl.
Semecarpus lurida Hook.f.
Swintonia lurida King

Mid-canopy tree up to 37 m tall and 72 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers ca. 1.5 mm diameter, white-pink-yellowish coloured, placed in large, usually terminal panicles. Fruits ca. 15 mm long, yellow, fleshy drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 1000 m altitude. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

The durable timber is used for beams.

Thailand; Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Kuduran; Renghas; Renghas alois.