Climber. Leaves opposite, those of a pair equal, colleters in the axils. Inflorescence axillary and terminal, forming panicles, usually at least the lower branches of inflorescence alternate, more rarely all branches opposite; Sepals with colleters only in sinuses. Stamens completely included, inserted near base of corolla tube, subsessile; Fruit of 2 slender, terete or fusiform, divergent or parallel follicles. Seeds:
Asia-Temperate, Asia-Tropical: Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka present), Southeast Asia present
2 species in Sri Lanka, China, and Southeast Asia; in Malesia 1 species.
Some of the Malesian species included in Cleghornia in Xu’s revision have been removed to Anodendron (see ,).