Tree 15-24 m high. Leaves (4-) 5- or 6-foliolate, shortly petioled; petiole and rachis 6.5- 14.5(-16.5) cm long, glabrous, prolonged beyond the upper petiolule into a subulate, caducous part, often leaving a minute tip. Stipules free, interpetiolar, falcate, up to 7.5 mm long, subglabrous, caducous. Inflorescences axillary, 8-16(-60) cm long, pendulous, the rachis minutely puberulous, glabrescent, loosely flowered; bracts ovate, c. 3 mm long, or 3-lobed and the central lobe relobed with 3-6 needle-like segments, glabrous; bracteoles minute, c. 0.6 mm long; pedicels 6-14 mm, articulated at the base, minutely, sparsely puberulous. Flowers sparsely puberulous outside. Stamens 10; filaments up to c. 18 mm, glabrous; anthers c. 1 mm long.