Erect undershrub, up to 70 cm high. Leaves chartaceous to coriaceous, 22.5-32 by 6.5-9 cm; Inflorescences at the base of the stem, simple, spiciform, 5.5 cm long, puberulous; Stamens in 2 whorls: Capsules (very young) slender, 4-angular, twisted, c. 4 cm long, sparsely puberulous.
Asia-Tropical, Central Celebes present, Lambarese present, NE. Palopo present
Malesia: Central Celebes (Lambarese, NE. Palopo); once collected.