Glochidion lutescens Blume, Bijdr. (1825)

Latin for 'yellowish'.

Anisonema hypoleucum Miq.
Bradleia laevigata Wall.
Bradleia lutescens (Blume) Steud.
Diasperus glaucifolius (Mull.Arg.) Kuntze
Diasperus kollmannianus (Mull.Arg.) Kuntze
Diasperus laevigatus (Mull.Arg.) Kuntze
Diasperus lutescens (Blume) Kuntze
Glochidion breynioides C.B.Robinson
Glochidion glaucifolium Mull.Arg.
Glochidion hollandianum J.J.Sm.
Glochidion hypoleucum (Miq.) Boerl.
Glochidion kollmannianum (Mull.Arg.) J.J.Sm.
Glochidion laevigatum (Mull.Arg.) Hook.f.
Glochidion pusilliflorum S.Moore
Phyllanthus kollmannianus Mull.Arg.
Phyllanthus laevigatus Mull.Arg.
Phyllanthus lutescens (Blume) M¨šll.Arg.

Understorey tree up to 14 m tall and 16 cm dbh. Stipules small. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 3 mm diameter, green-yellowish, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 5 mm long, white-pinkish-red, dehiscent capsules.

In disturbed forests, including keranga and sub-montane forests up to 1700 m altitude. Often along roadsides and scrub vegetations with sandy to clay soils.

Locally used as firewood.

Indochina, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Borneo, Celebes, New Guinea.

Local names
Borneo: Anduiupis, Dampul, Mayam, Menyam, Muja, Obah, Obah nasi, Tepango.