Canopy 25 -45 m with scattered deciduous trees. Many canopy trees are semi-evergreen... Epiphytes are rare. Ground ferns and gingers are not prominent but there is a well developed shrub layer.
Growing on rich basalt soils where there are signs of moisture stress in the dry season, the bark types are often fissured, flaky or scaly."
J.G. Tracey, 'Vegetation of the Humid Tropical Region of North Queensland' 1982