Shrub or small tree which is much branched. Leaves are 3-foliolate, the central larger than the laterals. Leaflets are ovate, elliptic or elliptic-ovate and 3-13.5 x 2-7.5 cm in size.Flowers are greenishwhite. Ripe carpel is ovoid to ellipsoid and 5-6 X 4-5 mm in size.Color is brightred.
Montane and rain forest understory
Wood-used to make bows by 'veddas', leaves, bark, roots-medicinal