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).

Local names
Borneo: Rengas.