Altitudinal range from near sea level to 1000 m.
Grows as an understory plant in undisturbed, well developed lowland and upland rain forest.
Flowers strongly perfumed. Calyx clothed in stellate hairs, sepals about 7-8 mm long. Petals glabrous, about 15-20 mm long.
Fruit 2-locular, laterally compressed, about 1.2-1.6 cm long, outer surface finely stellate hairy, calyx persistent at the base.
Compound leaf petiole and rhachis conspicuously winged, rhachis about 4.5-18.5 cm long.
Compound leaf rhachis terminating in a leafy spur.
About 6-8 leaflets per leaf, each leaflet blade about 7.5-17 x 2.5-5 cm.
Stellate hairs usually visible on some parts on the underside of the leaflet blade, terminal buds and young shoots.