A medium sized tree with a whitish-grey smooth bark; young shoots puberulous. Twigs yellowish-brown, longitudinally wrinkled. Stipules triangular ovate, c.l mm long Leaves ± membranous, elliptic-ovate to elliptic-lanceolate, 6.5-9 x 3-4 cm, cuneate, subacuminate, margin quite entire, nerves c. 8 pairs, midrib prominent on under surface, impressed above. Petiole 12-15 mm long. Peduncles rather stout, 6-8 mm long, pilose. Flowers in compact cymose clusters at the shoot apices, bisexual, 5-merous. Involucral bracts less than 1 mm long, broad ovate, acute. Pedicel ± 2 mm long, up to 4 mm in fruit. Calyx shallow cupular, sepals obtuse, c.l mm long, minutely and irregularly toothed. Style obsolete; stigma ± conical, lobed at the base. Drupe not seen.