Tree 7-12 m high, 12-40 cm dbh. Leaves imparipinnate with (2-) 5-7(-8) pairs of lateral leaflets; Stipules suborbicular or reniform, up to 1.2 by 1.9 cm, the margin wavy or coarsely toothed. Inflorescence of 1-3 pairs of dyads, sometimes a few sequential nodes flowering simultaneously; Flowers unisexual and plants dioecious; Capsule with valves 2-2.5 by 1.4-2 mm at dehiscence; Seeds c. 0.6 mm long, comose at both ends.
Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Catanduanes present, Leyte present, Luzon present, Mindanao present, Mindoro present, Negros present
Malesia: Philippines (Luzon, Catanduanes, Leyte, Negros, Mindoro and Mindanao).