Occasional, chiefly in the older forest. Many of the trees in the forest are relatively small, mostly less than 10 m tall; at least some produce fruit. Elsewhere in Panama, at least on the Atlantic slope, the species is often riparian and taller than is commonly encountered on BCI (usually to 15 m). Interfloral phase is 31 days. Honduras to Ecuador. In Panama, known from tropical moist forest in the Canal Zone and Chiriqui and from premontane wet forest in the Canal Zone.