A medium-sized evergreen tree, up to 12 m tall.
Bark brown, lenticellate; blaze brownish.
Branchlets terete, glabrous.
Leaves simple, alternate, clustered at twig ends; petiole up to 5 cm long; lamina 7-12.5 x 3-7.5 cm, elliptic-oblong or obovate, apex obtuse with apiculate tip, base obtuse, margin entire, coriaceous, glaucous beneath; secondary nerves ca. 8 pairs; tertiary nerves reticulate.
Inflorescence axillary racemes; flowers dioecious sometimes monoecious; male flowers devoid of petals; anthers large and pink.
Drupe, ovoid or oblong, pericarp woody, 1-seeded.
State - Kerala, District/s: Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad