Large trees up to 35 m tall.
Bark dark grey, longitudinally fissured, lenticellate; blaze pink.
Branchlets terete, puberulous when young, later glabrous.
Leaves simple, alternate, spiral; petiole 1-2.5 cm long, glabrous, terete and canaliculate towards apex; pubescent when young, later glabrous; lamina 7-14 x 2.5-7 cm, elliptic-oblong, apex shortly acuminate with blunt tip, base rounded or acute, margin sl
Flowers white, in axillary fasicles; pedicel up to 2 cm.
Berry, ellipsoid, reddish-brown when ripe; seed one.
Solitary or in axillary fascicles; cream, fragrant. Flowering from March-April.
An ovoid, fleshy berry, yellow when ripe; seed solitary, oblong, shiny. Fruiting May onwards.
Bark dark grey, rough, deeply fissured. Tree with a hemispherical crown. Sap white.
Elliptic-ovate to lanceolate
State - Kerala, District/s: All Districts
The fruit is sweetish and edible. The fruit can also be pickled. Wood is very hard, used for construction and making agricultural implements.