Description: Small trees. Leaves simple, attenuate, stipulate. Flowers unisexual; male flowers yellow, solitary or clustered in axillary spikes; female flowers, pale green, in densely tomentose small racemes. Fruit a capsule, globose, yellow; seed one, brown, planoconvex.
Habitat: Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests, also in the plains
Flowering & Fruiting: December-June
Parts used: Root
Properties & Uses: Root decoction is used for the treatment of jaundice, fever and headache