Leaves are crowded, spirally arranged or sometimes whorled, usually clustered at the ends of branches, broadly elliptic in shape, 14-20 cm long and 4-11 cm broad, broadly rounded at both base and tip. Wavy leaf margin in young leaves. Flowers are small, sessile, and creamy white in colour, borne along a rachis about 7-11 cm long, at the nodes of the leaves. The fruit is elliptic to globose, fleshy, about 3 cm, longitudinally ridged, turns yellow when ripe, and has one seed.
Forests up to 750 m, also found in savannas of the intermediate zone.
Native tree. Fruit used as one of the three components of ‘thripala’