Stems to 10 m long, slightly oval in cross-section; leaves up to 1 m long; cirrus 70 cm long; leaflets 10-18 on each side of the rachis, opposite or sub-opposite, linear-lanceolate, irregularly inserted in the rachis. The inflorescences, flowers and fruits of this species are unknown.
Restricted to the coastal forests of Cameroon, locally abundant in the Korup National Park and surrounding areas (Sunderland, 2012). Also found in the Ngovayang montains (Couvreur et al. 2013) and Ebo forest reserve in Cameroon. One collection has been made in the Republic of Congo.
This species grows in the lowland forest understory.