Annual, pubescent herbs. Leaves pinnate with
toothed or lobed pinnae. Flowers in lax, few-flowered pedunculate cymes. Sepals
5-8, narrow, connate. Corolla rotate, limb plaited in bud. Stamens adnate to
corolla throat, anthers connivent in an elongate cone. Ovary 2-3 celled, styles
cylindric, stigmas small, capitate. Fruit a globose, pyriform or lobed fleshy
berry. Seeds many, compressed, papillose.