This member of the Anacardiaceae family was
given this name by Joseph Marie Henry Alfred
Perrier de la Bāthie in 1944. It is found in south western
Madagascar, growing in a well
drained soil with some water and some sun. The stem can grow to
eighteen centimetres in diameter and 150 centimetres in height.
A. Randrianasolo & P. P.
Lowry, 2006: "This species can be recognized by its numerous small
leaflets with strongly revolute margins and prominently raised
venation on lower surface that forms deep cavities between veins".