Tall tree growing to 100ft in forest, much shorter and many-branched in littoral rainforest Bark rough and scaly. Leaves: Simple, appearing in whorls toward branchlet ends; blade glossy dark green above, paler below. Leaves are elliptical to ovate, 4-12"long. Flower: Creamish/white about .5" in diameter, five petals, stamens prominent and numerous. Flowers October to December. Fruit: Capsule, green/brown, bell-shaped with flat top. Numerous seeds. Tiny seeds should be mixed with dry sand for even distribution when sowing. Germinates easily.