Large trees, up to 35 m tall
Branchlets stout, glabrous, lenticelled
Leaves simple, alternate, spiral, clustered at twig ends; petiole 1-2 cm long, flat above with a pair of often caducous spurs; lamina 10-27.5 x 2.5-8.5 cm oblanceolate, apex shortly acuminate to obtuse or rounded, base cuneate to decurrent, margin revolute, coriaceous, glabrous, drying brown beneath; midrib raised above; secondary nerves 9-14 pairs, gradually curved; tertiary nerves reticulate.
Inflorescence terminal panicle, dark purple-brown tomentose; flowers polygamous
Drupe, obovoid, wholly enclosed in hypocarp, 1-seeded
State - Kerala, District/s: Palakkad, Idukki, Kannur, Thrissur, Wayanad