Oil dots variable, usually rather sparse but sometimes quite numerous.
Leaf blades about 5.5-14.5 x 1.7-4 cm.
Midrib grooved or shallowly channelled towards the base on the upper surface.
Lateral veins about 12-25 on each side of the midrib. Twigs pale, bark finely flaky.
Bracts sometimes present at anthesis, subulate, about 0.8-1.1 mm long.
Flowers conspicuously pedicellate, calyx tube (hypanthium) + pedicel about 4-7.5 mm long,
calyx tube (hypanthium) about 2-4 mm diam., calyx lobes dimorphic, rounded, larger lobes about 1-1.5 mm long.
Fruits depressed globular, wider than long, attaining about 15 x 22 mm,
surface conspicuously rugose, pericarp succulent-spongy, containing many large oil glands, particularly near the epidermis,
calyx lobes persistent, inconspicuous, about 1 mm long.
Cataphylls about 4 pairs. Cotyledons distinctly petiolate.
At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade elliptic, apex acuminate, base cuneate or attenuate, glabrous; oil dots sparse, large,
often visible to the naked eye; stems somewhat flattened at the nodes.