Trailing herb. Petioles 1-2 x length of leaf blade. Leaf blades orbicular in outline, 5-7 nerved and shallowly lobed. Flowers solitary, axillary. Epicalyx present, trimerous. Calyx 5-7 mm long, simple hairs 1-2 mm long. Corolla dark orange, often with a red centre. Staminal column included, filamentiferous at apex. Styles 16-22, stigmas capitate. Fruits schizocarpic, green maturing black. Mericarps 16-22, each with 2 apical spines, becoming more rugose towards base of mericarp. Endoglossum present, dividing the mericarp in half, each half with 1 seed, upper half dehiscent, lower half indehiscent.