trees. Leaves paripinnate, leaflets 2-4 pairs, entire, glabrous. Flowers in
short axillary thyrses, unisexual, whitish or pale pink. Calyx 4-lobed. Petals
4. Staminal tube margin with 8 suborbicular, irregularly divided lobes, anthers
8, included. Disk cushion-shaped, united to the lower half of the ovary, red.
Ovary 4-5 locular, each locule with 3-6 ovules, style short, stigma discoid.
Capsules subspherical, pendulous, 4-5 valved, leathery. Seeds irregularly
tetrahedral or pyramidal.