Tree (7-)25-40 m high, 37-45(-90) cm in diam.; usually with buttresses 0.3-3.2 m high, 40 cm wide and 4 cm thick, sometimes fissured or fluted. Leaves (7-)10-15-ju- gate; rachis 8.5-23 cm and petiole 0.5-1.1 cm, both rusty hairy. Inflorescences to 4.5(-8) cm long, 3.5(-8) cm wide; rachis 3-4.5 cm, densely hairy; bracts 0.4-4 cm long, densely rusty brown velvety hairy; bracteoles 7 mm; pedicels 1.5-3 cm, rather densely hairy. Flowers said to turn purple-brown very soon. Sepals 13-18 mm long, sparsely hairy. Petals 9- 13 mm long. Stamens 30-32; filaments 13-18 mm, free or slightly connate for 0.75 mm at the base; anthers apiculate. Ovary densely hairy, the stipe c. 7 mm; style 5-7 mm; Fruits 2.7-4.3 by 1.4-1.5 by 1.5 cm, very sparsely hairy.
Asia-Tropical, Irian Jaya: scattered; Papua New Guinea: W Sepik present, Morobe Provinces present
Malesia: New Guinea (Irian Jaya: scattered; Papua New Guinea: W Sepik and Morobe Provinces).