Small tree up to 3 m. Leaves 1- or 2-pinnate. Inflorescences c. 5 cm overall. Flowers unknown. Fruit c. 10 mm ø;
In absence of flowers the taxonomic status and position remains in doubt. The fluted stems and the structure of the epidermis and cuticle are very distinctive. However, there is a possibility that the taxon represents an extreme variation of L. indica (BURM. f.) MERR.