Buds clavate; operculum conical, 2–3 mm long, 3–4 mm wide.
Umbels paired in leaf axils, 9–15-flowered; peduncle angular, 0.5–1.3 cm long; pedicels 2–4 mm long.
Calyx-tube obconical, ± 3 mm long, 3–4 mm wide.
Juvenile leaves ovate to broadly lanceolate, oblique; adult lanceolate, 9–14 cm long, 1.6–2.7 cm wide with nervation very oblique; petiole channelled, 1.2–2.2 cm long.
Fruits obconical to pyriform, 5–9 mm long, 4–7 mm wide, with broad level or slightly descending disc and 3 flush or slightly exserted valves.
Tree to 75(–100) m with rough fibrous bark to about halfway up the trunk, then with white or grey-green smooth bark above.
Tree usually to 75 m, recorded to 100 m. Bark rough up to 15 m on trunk, smooth, white or grey-green above, often shedding in strips. Adult leaves lanceolate or broadly lanceolate; lamina 9-14 cm long, 1.6-2.7 cm wide; petiole channelled, 12-22 mm long. Peduncle angular, 5-13 mm long; pedicels 2-4 mm long. Operculum conical, 2-3 mm long, 3-4 mm wide; hypanthium obconical, c. 3 mm long, 3-4 mm wide. Fruits 5-9 mm long, 4-7 mm wide.