The trees are reported to reach heights of 30 m, with trunk diameters of about 80 cm. The boles are straight and cylindrical, somewhat fluted in the base. Occasionally with small buttresses of less than 1 m tall.
Is found in open areas, growing on fertile alluvial areas below 1,000 m of altitude.
Occasionally wood semi-ring porous and/or ring porous. Vessels solitary and in short tangential multiples. Vessels solitary and in short radial multiples.
It has a mild pleasant smell.
The sapwood is clearly differentiated, it is pale brown, the heartwood is light yellowish brown when dry.
The direction of the fibers is straight, sometimes interlocked.
Texture is reported to be fine to medium.
Luster is usually moderate.
Ecuador: Pechiche, Chuto.
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