Trees , to 12 m; trunks to 15 dm diam; crowns widely spreading, much branched. Bark with corky warts. Branches without thorns, spreading to pendulous, smooth; young branches and twigs villous-pubescent. Leaves: petiole 3-4(-11) mm. Leaf blade ovate to ovate-lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, 4-9 × 2-5 cm, leathery, base rounded to cordate, margins entire or with a few serrations, apex obtuse to acute or shortly acuminate; surfaces abaxially white-tomentose, adaxially dark green, scabrous. Inflorescences erect dense clusters, 2-9-flowered, at base of leaves. Drupes light brown, globose, 7-9 mm diam., smooth. Seeds ovoid, prominently 4-ribbed, reticulate.