It is a tree, up to 20 m tall, with slightly fissured bark.
It is found in tropical lowland rainforest.
A plant for the humid, lowland tropics, where it is mainly found at elevations below 600 metres, though also extends to over 1,000 metres.
It is intolerant of temperatures lower than 5°c
Flowers are pollinated by insects and fruits are dispersed by small animals. ( Bee-Attracting )
Light preference : Semi-shade, Full sun
Water preference : Moderate water
Plant growth rate : Moderate
Habitat : Humid woodlands and rainforest, often in swampy soils. Found on gently sloping, sunny hills