Apparently erect plant c. 1 m high. Leaves thin-chartaceous, elliptic, 15-25 by 6-8.5 cm; Inflorescences in the axils of leaves, racemiform, rachis up to 1 cm long, with condensed internodes, puberulous; Flowers not seen (characters based on MERRILL, l.c.). Stamens 6; Capsule ovoid, c. 1.5 cm long, prominently ridged. Seed triangular, 4.5 by 3.5 mm, not winged, verrucose on both surfaces.
Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Catubig R. at Pinipisakan present, Samar present
Malesia: Philippines (Samar: Catubig R. at Pinipisakan). Once collected.