A medium-sized tree that can grow up 20m or more. Crown is umbrella-shape and wide-spreading. Trunk has light grey bark and is slightly rough. Leaves are bipinnately compound with many tiny leaflets. Flowers are bright yellow in colour, about 3cm in size and occur in bunches up to 40cm long. Fruits are woody pods, purplish-brown in colour, about 5- 10cm
A species that is native to Singapore. According to the Singapore Red Data Book (2nd Edition), this species is critically endangered in the wild population in Singapore, (Category D) with fewer than 50 mature individuals, OR if more than 50 mature individuals but less than 250, with some evidence of decline or fragmentation.
This Heritage Tree had a girth of 5.6m when measured in Year 2005.