Glabrous or the inflorescence and flowers sparsely brown-tomentose. Leaves opposite; lamina elliptic to ovate, 6-20 by 3-8 cm, truncate to cordate at the base, sessile, usually weakly acuminate and acute at the apex, grey and often glossy above, dull brown below; venation pinnate with the midrib prominent towards the base and the main laterals visible on both sides. Inflorescencess at the nodes; a subsessile 6-flowered head of 2 sessile triads on a short or obscure peduncle 0.5-1.5(-2.5) mm long.
Asia-Tropical: Jawa (Jawa present); Lesser Sunda Is. (Bali present); Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present), Flores present, Lombok present
Malesia: Java, Philippines, Celebes, Lesser Sunda Islands (Bali, Lombok, Flores).
For discussion of equivalence of Dicymanthes and Amyema, see . Related to Amyema edanoi', for differences see .