A forest tree, to 100 ft. high, with cylindrical bole, up to 8 ft. in girth, and small buttresses
Bark grey, pitted slash thick, deep crimson-pink with whitish streaks
Drupe ellipsoid or suborbicular and compressed, 6–8 mm. long, 4–6 mm. in diameter.
Petals oblong-elliptic, 2.5–3 mm. long, 1.4–1.7 mm. broad, yellow.
Calyx-lobes 0.6–0.8 mm. long, ciliate-denticulate, glabrous or stellate hairy.
Inflorescence of subterminal axillary panicles up to 20 cm. long, pyramidal and up to 8 cm. wide, yellowish tomentose; bracts ovate, 3–8 mm. long; pedicels 2–4 mm. long.
Leaves clustered at the ends of the branchlets, (3–)5–7(–13)-foliolate; rachis 10–25 cm. long, semicylindric, longitudinally grooved above, glabrous or with a few stellate hairs; petiolules 1–5 mm. long on lateral leaflets, 2–5 cm. long on the terminal one; leaflets oblong-ovate, ovate-lanceolate or ovate, 10–15(–20) cm. long, 5–7(–10) cm. broad, long-acuminate at the apex, cuneate or obtuse and asymmetric at the base, papyraceous, glabrous or with minute scattered hairs especially on the nerves beneath, discolorous, margin entire or somewhat sinuate or undulate; midrib and lateral nerves raised beneath.