Tree, 20-35 m tall, to 80 cm dbh, sparsely buttressed; outer bark coarse, dark, flaky; inner bark tan, unmarked; younger branchlets appressed-pubescent, becoming glabrate; sap with sweet aroma. Petioles 6-10 mm long, pubescent; blades narrowly elliptic, acuminate, acute at base and decurrent onto petiole, 6.5-15 cm long, 2.5-5 Frequent in the old forest. Flowers throughout the year, mainly from February through August, with some individuals flowering more than once a year. Time of fruit maturity not known.
Bocas Species Database
Characteristics: Tree that reaches from 20 to 30 m in height. Leaves are simple and alternate. Flowers are green or greenish-yellow. The fruits are green, turning black when ripe.