It is a moderate-sized to a large tree, attaining a bole length of about 30 ft. and a girth of 7 ft. or more. Bark grey or dark brown; leaves stipulate, ovate with the oblique base, acuminate, crenate-dentate.
flowers small, borne on thick axillary peduncles; drupe globose and of the size of a pea, 2 to 4 lobed, black and edible. Dhaman is a very close cousin of Phalsa. The yellow flower resembles the true Phalsa flower very much. The main difference is in the leaves. The leaves of Dhaman are oblique heart-shaped, a characteristic shared by the Linden trees, which belong to the genus Tilia. Flowering season April.Dhanvana is one of the ingredients of Chandanadi taila which is useful in fever with burning sensation. tiliaefolia are used to treat skin diseases.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%