Erect shrub, ground creeper or climber. Branchlets weakly or strongly angled, sparsely lenticellate or not, glabrous to densely and minutely puberulent, often glabrescent. Leaves in whorls of 5-7; Inflorescence axillary, a simple unbranched pleiochasium or with several internodes and unbranched side branches, delicate to robust, glabrous to densely puberulent, 1.3-2.8 cm long; Sepals ovate, 1.2-2.5 by 0.9-2 mm, 0.9-1.9 times as long as wide, apex rounded or obtuse, ciliate, glabrous or sparsely puberulent all over or only on central line. Stamens inserted at 2.2-3.5 mm from corolla base which is 0.5-0.64 of tube length; Ovaries 0.6-1 mm high, pubescent around base only, very sparsely pubescent all over or pubescent in tuft between carpels; Fruit black, purple or orange-brown, stalks 0-5.2 mm long, with 1-3 articles in each string, 0-1 mm between articles, glabrous, with thin flesh, 7.5-11.5 by 5-7.7 mm, ellipsoid, globose, subglobose or cylindrical, symmetrical, apex rounded to acute. Seeds ovoid, 6.9-8.2 by 4.3-5.6 by 4.2-5.2 mm.