Shrub or tree 3-8 m tall. Leaves 1- or 2-jugate. Rachis of inflorescence 3-4 mm, densely pubescent; bracts minute, 1 mm long, hairy, glabrescent; bracteoles 2 mm long, inserted at 0.25-2 mm above the base of the pedicel; pedicels 4-6 mm, patently shortly hairy. Sepals 2.5-3.5 mm long, rather long-hairy. Petals very narrow, 2 by 0.3 mm. Stamens 3-5 mm; anthers more or less apiculate. Ovary densely, patently long-hairy, inside hairy; stipe 1 mm; style 3-3.5 mm, glabrous. Fruits ellipsoid, c. 6 by 2 cm, deeply rugose, shortly patent- hairy, the distal part beak-like and pointing obliquely.
Asia-Tropical: India present; Jawa (Jawa present); Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka present), Burma present, Kedah present, Kuala Lumpur present, Malacca present, Mindanao present, Panay present, Setul present, Tablas present, Thailand (Peninsular), through Malesia, to Micronesia, Marianas (Guam) and Australia (N Queensland) present
Sri Lanka, India, Burma, Thailand (Peninsular), through Malesia, to Micronesia, Marianas (Guam) and Australia (N Queensland); in Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Kedah, Setul, Kuala Lumpur, Malacca), Java, Philippines (Panay, Tablas, Mindanao).