Tree 9-30 m high, 10-45(-140?) cm in diam.; small low buttresses sometimes present, to c. 1 m high. Leaves 2-jugate, the upper pairs larger than the lower ones; rachis 1.2-2 cm and petiole 0.5-1 cm, both more or less pubescent. Inflorescences apparently terminal or in the axils of the upper leaves, the rachis 0.4-1.1 cm, dense puberulous, glabrescent; bracts up to 1 cm long; bracteoles 5-6 mm long; pedicels 7-9 mm, pubescent. Sepals 5 mm long. Petals not seen. Stamens 20-25, the filaments 3 mm, connate at the extreme base. Ovary not enclosed in hypanthium, hairy. Fruits ovoid, compressed, 1.5-5 by 1.2-2 by 0.5-2 cm, not stipitate, more or less hairy.
Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Irian Jaya: Vogelkop, Jayapura, Mimika, Digul present, Kai Is. present, Matuku present, Morotai present, Papua New Guinea: W & E Sepik, Madang, Morobe, Western Provinces present
Fiji (Matuku); Malesia: Fiji (Matuku), Moluccas (Morotai, Kai Is.), New Guinea, Irian Jaya: Vogelkop, Jayapura, Mimika, Digul, Papua New Guinea: W & E Sepik, Madang, Morobe, Western Provinces