Bark usually somewhat pink, reddish or reddish brown, generally papery, but sometimes forming hard patches in places.
Leaf blades about 7.7-12.8 x 2.5-6 cm and petioles about 0.5-1.6 cm long.
Midrib raised or flush with the upper surface. Oil dots visible with a lens if not visible to the naked eye. Leafy twigs often reddish and bark on older twigs flaky or papery.
Fruits depressed globular, about 25 x 30 mm., calyx lobes generally persistent, about 1.5 mm long, pericarp fleshy. Seed solitary, about 15-25 mm diam., testa adhering to the pericarp and adhering slightly to the rugose surface of the cotyledons by means of granular horny intrusions,cotyledons uniformly textured, except for the +/- ruminate peripheral section.
Cataphylls about 3-6 pairs. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade narrowly obovate, apex obtuse or rounded, base attenuate,
glabrous; oil dots quite numerous, visible to the naked eye and readily visible with a lens.