Tree to 60 m tall, trunk buttressed up to 2 m, the young branches densely appressed tomentellous, glabrescent, with small conspicuous lenticels. Leaves coriaceous or rigidly chartaceous, elliptic, subovate-elliptic to oblong (leaf index 1.7-2.7), 5-10.5 by 1.8-4 cm, glabrous above when mature but with sparse lanate covering when very young, with stomatal cavities filled with grey lanate pubescence beneath, acuminate at apex, the tip 3-5 mm long, round to sub-cuneate at base; Stipules lanceolate, membranaceous, 3-7 mm long, pilose on exterior, early caducous. Inflorescences of predominantly axillary or terminal few-flowered lax panicles to 8 cm long, the rachis and branches appressed grey to brown appressed tomentellous; Petals white, spathulate, 1.5-2 mm long, caducous, glabrous. Stamens IS, with small tooth-like staminodes opposite, slightly unequal; Fruit ellipsoid, to 3.5 by 4.5 cm;
Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Philippines (Philippines present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Mindanao present, Samar present
Malesia: Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo, Philippines (Mindanao, Culion, Samar). .