Flowers yellow, numerous in dense panicles at the ends of branches when the tree is leafless, pure male and female flowers are very few, all are generally hermaphrodite.
Calyx campanulate, hairy, in the freshly opened flowers, the inside of the sepals are a beautiful rich green and with age fade to yellow with a bright red or scarlet central cup, at the base of each sepals there is a small hairy gland.
The gynophore is short, and at its base there is a pale-yellowish collar (nectary) of a glandular nature.
The corolline cup is as big as gynophore, within the cup are 5 carpels, at the top of the cup the anthers are united into a capitate head, style short, hairy, stigmas pentafid.
An etaerio of 4-5 follicles, ovoid-oblong hairy (irritant), brown in colour.
Seeds 3-6 oblong, black.
Flowering and Fruiting Time : December - February
The gum called 'Katila' (Karaya gum) exudes from the bark and used medicinally.