is a tree reaching 12 m in height. The leaves are opposite or in verticils
near the extremity of young branches. They measure 4-20 ´
2.5-10 cm. The tip is rounded, and the base is obtuse, rounded or
sub-truncated to pointed. The inferior surface has red brown pubescence
especially at a young stage. It is less dense at the adult stage.
inflorescences are corymbform, dense, with a brown pubescence. The pedicels
are about 3 mm long or are absent. The perianth is greenish yellow, 4-5 mm
long, with rounded or very short and large dentate deltoid lobes, often
appearing truncated. The stamens (4-) 5-6 (-7) exceed the lobes of perianth.