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.

Local names
Borneo: Rengas.