A deciduous tree with a smooth, grey-brown bark. Twigs are upturned at the ends of the branches. Leaves are compound, 15-80 cm long with 3-7 pairs of sessile leaflets, each 3-10 cm long and 1-3 cm broad, oblongshaped with scalloped margins and a tapered base and apex. Scented flowers in inflorescences (clusters) borne on the leaf nodes are white to lilac or bluish. Fruits are 2-4 cm, sub-globose, shiny yellow-brown when ripe and have one seed
Less disturbed forests
Native tree. A good timber. Leaves with insecticidal properties.