Leaves : Oblong, elliptic or obovate, acute or obtuse at apex, rounded or tapering at base, entire along the margins glabrous or nearly so, dark-green, at length yellow, petioles terete, hairy, stipules ovate, subacuminate, entire.
Flowers : Small, green, axillary, male flowers 2-6 in fascicles, females solitary, pedicels about 5 mm long slender.
Berries, globose, glabrous, green at first, at length dark-purple supported by persistent calyx of 5-6 sepals which are orbicular or oblong, obtuse, with hyaline margins, alternating with glands of the disk.
Seeds 9-15, irregularly trigonous, brown finely granulate.
Flowering and Fruiting Time : May - November
Significance : The bark is alterative, leaves are diuretic and cooling.