Treelet up to 7 m. Leaves obovate-lanceolate, 5-11 by 1½-4 cm, obtuse to obtusely acuminate at apex, tapering at base, margins somewhat involute, strongest nerves c. 1 mm apart, papyraceous to chartaceous; Stipules 1-2½ by 1-2 mm, shortly ciliate. Inflorescences 7-15 cm; Flowers ☿ erect. Sepals obovate, 2-2¾ by 1½-2 mm. obovate, c. 3½ by 2½ mm, white or pink. Ovary subglobular, ± 3-lobed, 0.4-0.5 mm Ø, glabrous; Fruit fusiform, c. 10 by 3 mm acuminate. Seeds c. 0.6 by 0.4 mm, with c. 2 mm long, basally connate wings.
Asia-Tropical:, Philippines (Philippines present) Aurora: present Camarines Sur: present Luzon: present Sorsogon Prov: present
Malesia: Philippines (Luzon: Aurora, Camarines Sur&Sorsogon Prov., 3 collections).