small trees. Leaves large, pinnately decompound, glabrous or subglabrous,
stipules not prominent. Infloresecnce of umbels, in large panicles, more or
less stellate-hairy. Bracts small, ovate, obtuse, persistent. Flowers
polygamopus, the terminal umbel of each panicle-branch usually alone fruiting.
Calyx margin entire. Petals 5. Stamens 5. Ovary 2-celleld, style 2, distinct
from the base. Fruits laterally much compressed, 2-seeded. Seeds compressed,