Shrub or small tree up to 6 m high. Branchlets terete, glabrous. Leaves glabrous all over; Stipules linear, 1-1.5 mm, glabrous, caducous. Inflorescences either terminal or borne on the branches below the leaves, with scattered hairs in the distal parts; Stamens white, c. 20 mm, tube equalling the corolla-tube. Ovaries 2, absent or reduced in male flowers.
Asia-Tropical, Central Prov present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Central Prov.).
Related to the insufficiently known 'sp. C' of Verdcourt (1979: 256) as recorded by Nielsen (I.c.: 84) from Jinju, Rossel Island, Papua New Guinea.