An often monocaulous sympodial shrublet usually under 1 m high, with leaves spaced along the upper parts of the stem; Leaves imparipinnate, with 3-4 pairs of leaflets (leaflets occasionally in threes) variable in size; Inflorescence a small compound umbel; Petals 4-5, broadly oblong, 4 mm long. Stamens 4-5, anthers 1 mm, filaments 3 mm. Ovary turbinate, 2 mm high, 2-celled, the fleshy disk rising to a conical stylopodium (1 mm long); Fruit ovoid, compressed, 5 by 4 mm, crowned by the persistent calyx and the prominent beak-like stylopodium;
Aifat R present, Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Nettoti Range present, Vogelkop present, Wandammen Peninsula present
Malesia: New Guinea (Vogelkop and Wandammen Peninsula, Nettoti Range and Aifat R.).