Shrub or small tree, to 5 (10) m tall, to 25 cm dbh; stems glandular-dotted; young stems, petioles, lower leaf surfaces, and midribs above densely short-pubescent. Petioles ca 5 mm long; blades oblong-elliptic, obtuse or apiculate at apex, obtuse to rounded at base, 7-12 cm long, 3.5-6 cm wide, glabrate in age, pellucid-punctate; lateral veins in 12 pairs or more, prominently raised. Flowers solitary in axils, 5-parted; pedicels 1-2 cm long; pedicel and outside of calyx short-pubescent; calyx lobes triangular, to 1 cm long, sericeous inside; petals ovate, white, 1.5-2 cm long, sparsely pubescent outside, glabrous inside; stamens numerous; style simple. Berries globose or pear-shaped, to 6 cm diam, green turning yellow-pink; seeds many. Croat 5299, 8385. Cultivated in the Laboratory Clearing; growing spontaneously on the shore at the end of Peña Blanca Peninsula and on Orchid and Slothia islands. Flowers in the dry season. The fruits mature in the late rainy season and the early dry season.