Botanical descriptions Habitat and ecology Distribution
|Habit :||Deciduous or evergreen tree up to 20 m tall.|
|Trunk & bark :||Bole straight, bark brown, fissured, slightly flaky.|
|Branches and branchlets or twigs :||Twigs terete, hairy.|
|Exudates :||Exudate absent.|
|Leaves :||Leaves simple, alternate and spiral, oblanceolate, apex acute to cuspidate, base slightly asymmetrical, stellately hairy below, margin strongly toothed in upper half. |
3-proeminent basal veins present, secondary veins oblique, widely parallel, tertiary veins horizontal.
Stipules deeply divided, persistent at apex.
|Inflorescences or flowers :||Flowers solitary, axillary, bisexual, pedicels longer than 0.5 cm.|
|Fruits :||Fruit capsule, up to 8 cm long, woody, splitting in 5 sections.|
|Seeds :||Seeds many, ovoid with a thin wing.|
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