- Leaves simple, alternate, entire.
- Dark, almost black bark on trunk.
- Petioles long with double pulvinus.
- Tiny yellow-green flowers on axillary inflorescences.
- Fruit a drupe.
Diagnosis: One dry forest trees species, outer bark black, without stipules, leaves simple, alternate, entire, tipped up, venation pinnate, petioles with double pulvinus and variable in length.
|Araliaceae||: inconspicuous stipules, weakly 3-veined, usually crenate.
|Capparidaceae||: inconspicuous stipules, twigs slender.
Diversity: Total: 5 genera, 8 species. Trees: 1 genus, 1 species.