The pale grey spiny branches support short compound leaves about 10 cm in length. These are characterized by a winged axis to which 2 or 3 pairs of oppositely arranged sessile leaflets and a terminal petiolated leaflet are attached. Leaflets oval in shape, 2-4 cm long, bright green, stiff and shiny, usually 3-4 cm long and 1-2 cm broad. Small scented flowers whitish-green with a purplish tint are borne in clusters in leafless areas, The fruit is globose, yellowish grey, woody structure containing numerous seeds embedded in a sticky pulp.
Forests and scrublands.
Native. Ornamental and attractive tree. The fruit is edible.