Tree, monoecious. Leaves paripinnate, unifoliolate or 1- or 2-jugate (Malesian species); Inflorescences axillary and sometimes ramiflorous, racemose, simple or with 1 or 2 basal branches. Flowers unisexual, actinomorphic. Sepals 5, free, slightly imbricate, equal, not petaloid, outside sparsely, inside densely hairy. Petals 5 or 0, shorter than the sepals, outside near the base sparsely hairy, inside long-hairy in the lower half, with woolly auricles, no crest. Stamens (5-)7 (or 8), hardly exserted; Fruits capsular, dehiscence loculicidal, completely 2- or 3-celled, slightly 2- or 3-lobed, not winged, shortly stipitate, outside ± smooth, very sparsely shortly sericeous, pericarp ± fleshy, completely 2- or 3-celled, inside densely woolly. Seeds ellipsoid, glossy blackish brown;
Papua New Guinea: present northern Queensland: present
10 or 11 species; 6 of these, occurring in northern Queensland, belong to subgenus Sarcotoechia, characterized by a glabrous disc; 4 or possibly 5 species occur in Papua New Guinea and belong to subgenus Pilosodiscus Leenh., characterized by a hairy disc.