Tree to 27 m high by 1.2 m d.b.h. The young branchlets, rachises, peduncles and bud capitula covered in ferrugineous to yellow-brown pubescence. Leaves to 50 cm long (fide Merrill). Flowers: Fruits unknown.
Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Mindanao present
Endemic to Mindanao (Philippines). — .
Described from incomplete material, but some collections cited by Merrill (1923) have not been traced. The leaves resemble P. sumatrana, but the habitat suggests a different ecology. Pods are needed to assess whether it is morphologically distinct or not.