Altitudinal range from sea level to 500 m.
Grows in a variety of habitats, e.g. monsoon forest, fringing forest along creeks, coastal vine thickets, sandstone escarpments, gallery forest, brackish estuaries and on the border of mangrove forest.
Often found near permanent fresh water.
A small to relatively large tree usually growing 8-12 m tall.
Its bark is relatively smooth and grey or greyish-brown in colour.
Its alternately arranged leaves (5-25 cm long) are once-compound with 5-7 large shiny green leaflets.