Erect undershrub up to c. 70 cm high. Leaves thin-coriaceous, lanceolate to narrow-lanceolate, oblong-elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, 16-26 (-39) by 4-9 (-13) cm; Inflorescences at the basal part of the stem, in the axils of reduced leaves, spiciform, up to 5 cm long, pubescent. Stamens in 2 whorls: Capsule fusiform (only open, empty valves seen), c. 3 cm long, pubescent. Seeds not seen.
Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sarawak present); Philippines (Philippines present), Lambir Nat. Park present, Lanao Prov present, Mindanao present
Malesia: Philippines (Mindanao: Lanao Prov.) and Borneo: Sarawak (4th Div., Lambir Nat. Park). Twice collected.