Terrestrial creeping or epiphytic plants, rooted at nodes, ultimately developing into suffrutescent herb (like Drymonia coccinea or Hedera helix). Stem sappy, creeping, hirsute, especially near apex. Leaves equal in a pair; petiole 0.6-4.5 cm long, hirsute; blade chartaceous when dry, often obliquely oblong-ovate or oblong-elliptic, 2.5-10 x 1.2-4.5 cm, margin subentire or obscurely repand-serrate, apex acute or acuminate, base cuneate or rounded, above hirsute or pilose, below hirsute or pilose, especially on veins. Flowers 1-3, in fascicles; peduncle very short or obsolete; pedicel 0.5-2 cm long, hirsute. Calyx green, lobes free, oblique, 4 subequal, ovate-lanceolate, 2-3.5 x 0.5-1.1 cm, dorsal one about half as long, margin repand-serrate, apex long-acuminate, outside hirsute, inside hirsute; corolla oblique in calyx, white, 3.5-6 cm long, tube 3-4.5 cm long, base spurred, 0.3-0.5 cm wide, middle not or hardly ventricose, throat slightly contracted, 1-1.5 cm wide, outside hirsute, inside partially pubescent with glandular hairs, minutely verrucose at throat, limb 2-3.5 cm wide, lobes subequal, spreading, suborbicular, 0.6-1.3 x 0.6-1.3 cm, margin entire; stamens included; ovary ovoid, 0.4-0.5 x 0.25-0.3 cm, hirsute, style 2.5-4 cm long, shortly hirsute, stigma 2-lobed. Mature capsule globose, ca. 1 cm in diameter.
Amaprá present, French Guiana present, Southern America, Suriname present
Suriname, French Guiana, and Brazil (Amaprá); 60 collections studied (SU: 15; FG: 50).