Glabrous except for a short red-brown tomentum on the young shoots, inflorescences and flowers in some Bornean specimens. Leaves scattered or sometimes subverticillate; lamina broadly elliptic to obovate, 5-10 by 2-6.5 cm, cuneate at the base to a petiole 5-15 mm long, obtuse or rounded at the apex, dull or slightly glossy above, dull below; venation pinnate with the midrib distinct below and the many parallel secondary and tertiary veins obscure but forming a finely striate pattern above. Inflorescencess at the nodes, a 3-16-flowered raceme or spike; axis 20-60 mm long; pedicels 0-4.5 mm long, up to 2 mm thick; bracts simple, ovate, c. 2 mm long. Ovary cylindric, 5-7 mm long; calyx limb spreading, c. 1 mm long.
Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present)
Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.