Shrubs or subshrubs usually densely stellate sometimes also with long simple hairs. Leaves ovate to elliptic, basally cordate to truncate; stipules subulate or linear 1-11 mm long. Inflorescence axillary, usually solitary, glomerule or umbel, or sometimes aggregated terminally. Epicalyx absent. Calyx ecostate, c. half divided, small.. Corolla yellow, sometimes white, 4-15 mm long. Staminal column included, . Styles 5-10, stigmas capitellate. Fruits schizocarpic. Mericarps 5-10, apically acute to spinescent, 1-2-celled, 3-seeded. Endoglossum present or absent.