Melanochyla angustifolia Hook.f., Fl. Br. Ind. 2 (1876)

(Latin for 'with narrow leaves')

Sub-canopy tree up to 30 tall and 100 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers ca. 4 mm diameter, white to yellow coloured, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 20 mm long, fleshy drupe.

Undisturbed lowland forest, on hillsides and ridges up to 300 m altitude. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West-, Central- and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Rengas.