Hermaphroditic to andromonoecious, armed, slightly pubescent, terrestrial, deciduous trees. Stems well branched, pachycaulous, with both long and short shoots. Leaves alternate, petiolate, the bases stipulate and adnate; blades simple, palmately lobed with 5–9 triangular-ovate to oblong-ovate lobes, chartaceous, margins serrulate. Inflorescences terminal, a corymbose panicle with umbellately arranged braches on a short main axis, the ultimate units umbellules; bracts minute, triangular; pedicels relatively long and slender, unarticulated. Calyx with 5 minute, triangular teeth; petals 5, valvate, free; stamens 5; carpels 2, ovary inferior; styles connate but divided at the tip; the disc convex. Fruits drupes, glabrous, globose, laterally compressed; endocarp crustaceous. Endosperm uniform. 2n = 48.