Glabrous except for the inflorescence rarely sparsely pubescent. Leaves opposite; lamina narrowly elliptic or ovate to broadly ovate, mostly 5-14 cm long, mostly 2-6 cm wide, cuneate to truncate at the base to a petiole 2-12 mm long, usually acuminate and acute to obtuse at the apex, shining and often varnished above, dull below; venation pinnate with the midrib and the main laterals distinct on both sides. Inflorescencess at the nodes, a raceme of 4-6 opposite evenly spaced pairs of triads with the central flower sessile and the lateral flowers sessile or very shortly pedicellate; axis usually 20-40 mm long, flowerless in the lower 4-15 mm; peduncles of the triads 1.5-3 mm long, secund; pedicels of the lateral flowers (when present) up to 0.5 mm long.
Eastern Malesia, from the Philippines, Celebes and Lesser Sunda Islands to western New Guinea present
Eastern Malesia, from the Philippines, Celebes and Lesser Sunda Islands to western New Guinea.