Tree, trunk to c. 10 m high, to 25 cm in diameter. Branchlets terete, brownish grey, lenticellate, puberulous. Leaves: Inflorescences ramiflorous, axillary at the leaves or terminal, puberulous to sericeous, consisting of pedunculate glomerules or spikelets, aggregated into panicles to 20 cm long; Flowers pentamerous, male or female. Stamens creamy white, length not known, tube 4-4.8 mm, longer than the corolla-tube. Ovaries 1 or 2 per flower, glabrous.
Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Mindanao present, Mt Apo present
Malesia: Philippines (Mt Apo, Mindanao).