Small tree to c. 9 m high, girth c. 30 cm. Branchlets lerete, puberulous in the distal parts, glabrescent. Leaves: Inflorescences terminal and axillary at the distal leaves, very densely puberulous, consisting of pedunculate glomerules aggregated into panicles, 30 by 28 cm; Flowers pentamerous, bisexual, white, sweetly scented. Stamens 25-30 mm, tube equalling the corolla-tube. Ovary solitary, sericeous. Seeds black, ellipsoid, flattened, 14-15 by 11-12 by 6 -8 mm.