A moderate-sized, deciduous tree with smooth, grey bark. Leaves are small alternate, elliptic-oblong, entire, glabrous. White, fragrant flowers that cover the tree in dense clusters. The flowers drop off fast and form a charming mat of white under the tree. Fruit a 0.5 cm across drupe, globose, depressed, red.
At maturity, the trunk assumes a curious, fluted appearance.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%