Small trees up to 8 m tall.
Bark greyish, smooth; blaze reddish.
Branchlets terete, lenticellate, glabrous.
Leaves simple, alternate, distichous; stipules caducous and leaving scar; petioles ca. 0.3 cm long, planoconvex, glabrous; lamina 4.5-8 x1.2-1.8 cm, narrow elliptic, elliptic-lanceolate, apex gradually acute, base acute, margin serrate, shining above, subcoriaceous, glabrous beneath; midrib raised above; secondary nerves ca. 12 pairs; tertiary nerves slender, reticulo-percurrent.
Inflorescence solitary or in racemes of 2-3 flowers, axillary or lateral; pedicels up to 2.5 cm long.
Drupe, 5-7 distinct drupes seated on the enlarged disk; seed 1 per drupe, erect, oblong.
South Peninsular India and Sri Lanka