Shrub or small tree to 6 m, unbranched or sparingly branched, rufous-tomentose on the young parts, becoming glabrous. Leaves tufted at the ends of the branches, multijugate, c. 30-55 by 12-22 cm; Inflorescences on specialized leafy branches either in terminal clusters or axillary in the upper leaves; Petals (4-)5, 2 mm long in bud. Stamens (4-)5. Ovary turbinate; Fruit spheroidal, c. 8 by 5 mm, calyx and stylopodium rather prominent.
Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present), Kedah present, Selangor present
Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Kedah to Selangor).
Similar to 12. A. maingayi but distinguished by the more leathery leaves and by the leafy inflorescence branches which are usually absent in A. maingayi.