Shrubs, stems reddish. Leaf blades elliptic, truncate to cuneate, discolorous. Stipules falcate 6-9 mm long. Flowers solitary in the leaf axils. Epicalyx present, a unitary structure completely enclosing the flower when in bud except for an apical pore, torn open as the flower develops, irregular remnants are left at the base of the calyx. Corolla 4 cm long, rose-lavender. Staminal column filamentiferous at apex, half the length of the corolla. Styles 45, stigmas capitate. Fruits unknown.