Tree 18-40 m, dbh 40-50 cm. Leaves coriaceous, ± crowded; Inflorescences ± crowded, between or below the leaves, peduncle absent as in Knema, brachyblast scar-covered, simple or usually forked, to 10 mm, short-pubescent, glabrescent; Fruits (measurements of material in spirit) single (or 2) per infructescence, sub-globose or ovoid(-ellipsoid-)oblong, 6-7 by 4-5 cm, hairs dense, short, dark brown, 0.1-0.2 mm (hence ovary pubescent);
Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Isabela Prov present, NE Luzon present, Palanan area endemic
Malesia: Philippines (NE Luzon, Isabela Prov.; endemic to the Palanan area).