Pandanus copelandii reaches a height of 3-9 meters. The leaves are about 2-3 m long by 5-8 cm wide, and are provided with spines along the margins. These spines are coarse and relatively distant near the tip. The fruit forms a cylindrical head 7-12 cm long and 5-7 cm across. At first, it is pale yellowish in appearance but soon turns red. From three to five heads occur on the fruit stalk.
Distribution: The specie is widely distributed in the wild or cultivated at low and medium altitudes from Northern Luzon to Southern Mindanao.