Slender, much branched shrub to 1.8 m tall; twigs tomentose with sessile, porrect stellae bearing much reduced radii and long, gland-tipped midpoints. Leaves to 8 cm long, lanceolate to elliptical or ovate, apically long acuminate or acuminate, basally narrowed, above hirsute with hairs like those of the twigs, beneath with sessile and stalked, multangulate hairs; petioles lax, to 12 mm long. Inflorescence several- to many-flowered, terminal, often becoming lateral, a sub- umbellate raceme; the peduncle short, 3 mm long or less. Flowers small, calyx 3-4 mm long, deeply lobed, the lobes green, villous; corolla drying testaceous, 8-11 mm across; anthers stout, less than 2 mm long; style glabrous, exserted ca. 2 mm. Fruit unknown.