Trees said to attain 12 m. in height, glabrous throughout, the branches rather stout with glabrous lenticellate bark; leaves elliptic or obovate-elliptic, apex shortly acuminate, base broadly acute, 5-9 cm. long, 2.5-4.0 cm. broad, mem- branaceous, dark green above, much paler beneath, the petioles 1-2 cm. long; flowers solitary and gathered in the axils of the uppermost leaves, the pedicels about 2.0-2.5 cm. long; sepals apparently open in the bud, subequal, trigonal-reniform, rounded at the tip, about 3 mm. long, foliaceous, each subtending a fleshy, sub- pyramidal gland about 2 mm. tall; petals oval, rounded, sessile, about 1.2 cm. long, coriaceous, cucullate at the base, glabrous, green without, white within; stamens about 28, the filaments inequal, 2.5-4.0 cm. long, glabrous, white at the base, purple above, inserted on an androphore about 1 mm. long, the anthers about 3 mm. long; pistil oblongoid, about 2 mm. long, glabrous, the stigma flat, the gynophore about 2 cm. long; fruit unknown.