Shrub or small tree which is dark grey in colour.Branchlets at first are green, later are dark grey. Leaves are spiralled-alternate. Inflorescence is dense.Flowers are numerous (to over 100). Flowers are small fragrant and white.Fruit is a berry and when ripe it turns into dark purplish to blackishcolour.There are 1 or 2 seeds.
Monsoon forest gaps and fringes, scrub, home gardens, widespread.