trees or large shrubs, bark grey and warty outside. Leaves alternate,
bifarious, oblong, coriaceous, acuminate. Flowers in axillary fascicles or in
large branches from the trunk, dioecious. Calyx 5-lobed. Petals oblong or
ovate. Stamens numerous. Ovary 1-celled, styles 5. Fruits on the trunk,
globose, lenticelled outside. Seeds obovoid or oblong, albumen generally oily.