The leaves of Putranjiva roxburghii grow alternately on the stem.
The leaf is simple, dark green-coloured above and paler beneath. The leaf is coriaceous and glabrous on both sides (some minute hairs on the midrib beneath).
The leaves have a 6-7 mm long petiole.
The leaf of Putranjiva roxburghii is 8-12 cm long and 2.5-3 cm wide. The shape of the blade is lanceolate, the apex is acute or shortly acuminate, the base is obliquely cuneate and the margins are serrate.
The venation of the leaf is reticulate with a prominent midrib.