A large tree that can grow up to 40 m in height. Crown is dense and dome-shaped. Trunk is columnar, without buttresses. Bark is light brown in colour and exudes irritant whitish sap. Leaves are large, stiff, and leathery. Flowers are reddish-pink and occur in upright panicles near branch tips. Fruits are yellowish-green with brown lenticels and the skin is about 5mm thick. Flesh colour ranges from pale-orange to yellow. They are fibrous and juicy with a strong smell of turpentine.
Native to Singapore. According to the Singapore Red Data Book (2008, 2nd Edition), this species is vulnerable in the wild population in Singapore (Category D). In this category, there are fewer than 1000 mature individuals and there may or may not be any other evidence of decline, small range size or fragmentation.