Drupe up to 4·5 x 2·5 cm., obovoid, glabrous.
Ovary densely tomentose; style c. 1·5 cm. long.
Bark grey or grey-black, more or less smooth.
Medium sized to large evergreen tree (12)20–35 m. tall, with a wide, rounded crown.
Inflorescence a terminal corymbose panicle up to 15 x 25 cm.; inflorescence-axes and outside of flower grey-tomentellous; bracts c. 0·5 cm. long, boat-shaped, keeled; pedicel gradually expanded into receptacle-tube the two together 0·8–1·0 cm. long.
Leaf-lamina up to 15 x 8 cm., mostly elliptic or oblong-elliptic, apex suddenly and acutely acuminate, acumen 1–1·5 cm. long, base rounded or acute, lower and upper surface completely glabrous, venation reticulate, not prominent; petiole (0·4)0·6–0·9 cm. long; stipules 0·4 x 0·25 cm., caducous.
Receptacle-tube slightly curved, obconoidal, 0·5–0·6 cm. long.
Stamens c. 50; filaments c. 1·5 cm. long, white.