Shrub, 2-3m. Leaves pentagonal to shallowly lobed, no foliar nectaries. Inflorescence axillary, racemose. Epicalyx present basally gamophyllous, lobes 10 – 12, equal in length to calyx in fruit. Calyx fused to halfway. Corolla tubular without basal auricles, cream yellow with darker veins. Androecium greatly exerted 2 - 4 x the length of the corolla, apically 5 dentate. Stamens 20 – 40, attached in upper half of stamina tube. Styles 10, diverging for 6—7 mm above androecium. Fruits schizocarpic (a fleshy berry), a blue-black when mature, 5 single-seeded carpels. Endoglossum absent.