Shrubs or small trees up to 9 m. Leaves petiolate, the blades ovate to elliptic, stellate-puberulent above and beneath. Inflorescence paniculate, terminal or axillary, densely floriferous. Epicalyx absent. Calyx cupulate with 4 broad unequal lobes, ecostate. Corolla and stamens bright yellow. Staminal column included, appears antheriferous. Styles 5-10, stigmas capitate. Fruits schizocarpic. Mericarps 5-10, stellate pubescent, trigonal in cross section, 1-2-celled and 1-2-seeded, 1 seed per cell, reniform. Endoglossum present, dividing the mericarp transversely into two or absent.