Shrub 1.5-3 m tall with brownish bark, glabrous. Leaves vaginate ending abruptly in a short spine, 1-2 mm long. Racemes aestival, lax, 5-10 mm long, 8 mm broad, entirely glabrous. Flowers pentamerous, pink. Bracts c. 1 mm long, 0.5-0.75 mm broad, trullate ovate, subamplexicaul, crenato-denticulate; pedicel 1.25-1.5 mm long. Sepals 5, 1.75-2 mm long, 1 mm broad, outer 2 oblong-ovate, obtuse, finely denticulate, especially towards the apex, inner 3 ovate, obtuse, denticulate. Petals 5, elliptic oblong-obovate, cuneate at the apex, 3 mm long, 1.5-1.75 mm broad. Stamens 5.2 mm long, before anthesis, filaments 1 mm long, anthers oblong, not apiculate, disc confluent epilophic-mesodiscine, insertion peridiscal. Styles 3, ± clavate, ovary stipitate, ovate, 1.5 mm long, capsule pyramidal shaped, 4-6 mm long, 2 mm broad.