Semi-deciduous tree to 32 m high, bole to 20 m, d.b.h. to 50 cm. Branchlets sparsely puberulous, glabrescent. Leaves: Stipules triangular-filiform, 1-2 mm, early caducous. Inflorescence composed of solitary or ternate peduncles axillary to the distal leaves, peduncles 2.5-5 cm, puberulous, bearing corymbs of c. 12 pedicellate flowers, pedicel 4-6 mm, puberulous. Flowers dimorphic, pentamerous, bisexual. Stamens white, to 25 mm, tube equalling the corolla-tube. Ovary glabrous, c. 3 mm, stipe c. 1 mm. Seeds dark brown, oblong-ellipsoid, biconvex, 9- 11 by 5-7 by 3 mm;
Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Central Prov present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: New Guinea (Papua New Guinea: Central Prov.).