This tree has alternate leaves with 6-8 leaflets per compound leaf, leaf blade to 18 cm long and 8 cm wide.
Small domatia may be present in the axils between the laterals and the mid vein of the leaflet.
Flowers in panicles, petals 5 white, stamens 8. Disk a continuous but wavy glabrous ring of tissue.
Altitudinal range from sea level to 1100 m.
Grows as an understory tree in well developed rain forest on a variety of sites.