A large tree. Leaves 15-30 cm long; leaflets sub-sessile, 2-3 pairs, 8-18 cm long, 5-7.5 cm broad, elliptic-lanceolate, glabrous, entire, acute, base slightly oblique, terminal pair longest. Flowers greenish-white, in terminal, slightly pubescent panicles; bract 1; bracteoles 2, 1 mm long, subulate, pubescent; pedicel 3 mm long, pubescent. Sepals 5, slightly connate at the base, 4-5 mm long, ovate-oblong, pubescent. Petals 5, free, 5-6 mm long, lanceolate-ovate, clawed, hispid. Disc 5-lobed, concave hirsute. Stamens 8, free; filaments 2-3 mm long, villous; anthers 1.5-2 mm long, basifixed, api¬culate. Ovary 3-locular, 3-lobed, ovoid, c. 3 mm long, tomentose, with 1 ovule in each locule; style 1.5 mm long. Fruit 2-3 lobed, 1.3-2 cm long, pubescent when young, hard and glabrous when mature. Seed 1 in each cell, 6-9 mm long, black.