Monoecious to polygamous tree, to 20 m tall; trunk to 50 cm dbh; bark +/- smooth; sap pale yellow. Petioles to ca 1 cm long; blades oval to obovate, rounded or emarginate at apex, rounded to obtuse at base, 8-16 cm long, 5-10 cm wide, thick, with pellucid glandular dots; major lateral veins departing midrib at nearly 90°, the crossveins numerous and about as prominent as lateral veins. Flowers fragrant, axillary, solitary or few, clustered on short stout stalks; pedicels 1-1.5 cm long; buds globose; sepals 2, nearly round, concave, ca 1.5 cm long; petals white, 4-6 (usually 6), obovate, spreading, 2-2.5 cm long; staminate flowers with a cluster of yellow stamens ca 2 cm diam, ca 1 cm long; pistillate flowers with the pistil 2-4-celled; style short, bilobed; stigmas +/- reniform. Fruits +/- globose, apiculate, to ca 12 cm diam, brownish; exocarp thick; mesocarp red to yellow, with white sap; seeds 2-4, oblong, ca two-thirds the length of the fruit, reddish-brown. Croat 5787.