Tree is up to 30 m high and 90 cm diameter. Bark is black to grey-black and is rough.Branchlets are slender. Leaves are alternate, thinly coriaceous, glabrous, oblong-oval to oblong-lanceolate, 2x5-6x13 cm in size. Male inflorescence is an axillary dichasial compressed cyme of 3-15 flowers. Female flowers are axillary, solitary and sub-sessile.Fruit is depressed-globose to globose and size up to 1.5 cm diameter. There are 2-8 seeds, flattened and wedge-elliptical in shape.
Monsoon and intermediate forest canopy.
Wood- luxury furniture, fruit-medicinal, fish poison