Shrubs. Leaves alternate or opposite. Flowers in 3- to multi-flowered, axillary clusters; flowers bisexual, longer than the herbaceous, lanceolate bracteoles; perianth urceolate, 5-dentate, horizontally winged, with one wing surrounding the perianth, or 5 wings free from each other; disk 5-lobed; stigmas 2, inwardly papillate. Pericarp membranous; seeds horizontal. Three spp., Somalia.