Glabrous except for the leaf undersides frequently and the petioles, young stems and inflorescences sometimes shortly and sparsely brown tomentose. Leaves opposite; lamina lanceolate to ovate, (5-)8-18(-25) by (1.5—)4—8(—12) cm, cuneate to weakly cordate at the base to a petiole 5-30 mm long, acute or obtuse at the apex, glossy above, dull below; venation pinnate with the midrib prominent below and the main laterals distinct or obscure. Inflorescencess at the nodes, a raceme of 5-14 evenly spaced opposite pairs of triads with all flowers sessile or sometimes the lateral flowers pedicellate; axis very variable, sometimes only 12 mm long, sometimes reaching 120 mm in fruit; peduncles of the triads 1.5-8 mm long, secund; pedicels of the lateral flowers 0-3 mm long.
Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Australasia: Queensland (Queensland present), Kei present, Solomon Islands present, Tanimbar present
Queensland, Solomon Islands; Malesia: Moluccas (Tanimbar, Kei), New Guinea.