Trees to 6 m, glabrous. Branchlets subangular, smooth. Leaves opposite or whorled; blade elliptic, 7-20 X 3-5 cm, apex abruptly acuminate. Cymes repeatedly dichasial, ending monochasial, many flowered; peduncle to 3 cm. Pedicel 2-4 mm. Sepals ovate, ca. 2 mm, glabrous, apex rounded. Corolla white, tube ca. 4 mm, as long as lobes. Stamens inserted near mouth of corolla tube. Ovaries distinct, oblong. Drupes 2, bright red, ellipsoid, 2.5-5 X 2-2.5 cm, spreading horizontally. Seeds 2 on each placenta. 2n = 22.