Ovary glabrous, sessile, ovoid, ± 1.5 mm. long; style ± 1.5 mm. long and 0.7 mm. in diameter; stigma globose, ± 1 mm. in diameter.
Fruit glabrous, ± 22 mm. long, 7–8 mm. wide, widest ± 9 mm. below the apex; nutlets shield-shaped ± 5 mm. wide and 6 mm. vertically including a 1 mm. apical spine, the other 3 angles blunt.
Trees up to 10 m. tall with a 2–3 m. clear bole, diameter at breast height up to 50 cm.; bark smooth, pale, peeling in wide strips; slash reddish or streaky brown and white, exuding a fragrant resin; young branches pubescent.
Leaves 20–40 cm. long, grey pubescent-tomentose; petiole 3–30 mm. long; leaflets 13–25, oblong-lanceolate, subfalcate, sessile; rounded, truncate or subcordate at the base, crenate or bicrenate at the margin, attenuate apically, with ± 11 pairs of principal lateral veins, up to 8 cm. long near the middle of the leaf, shorter above and below; a tiny caducous basal pair usually present just above the base.
Flowers white or pinkish in pubescent semi-precocious compound racemes up to 30 cm. long; pedicels 3–6 mm. long in flower, up to 12 mm. in fruit.
Petals elliptic, ± 5 mm. long, 2.5 mm. wide.
Filaments glabrous, ± 3 mm. long, narrowing gradually from the base; anthers ± 2 mm. long.