or trees. Leaves opposite. Cymes terminal or sub-lateral. Flowers white. Calyx
5-partite, usually glandular within. Corolla salver-shaped, tube cylindrical,
slender. Stamens included at or above the middle of the tube, filaments short
or absent. Disc absent. Carpels 2, distinct, ovules numerous, style short or long,
stigma short or long, 2-lobed. Follicles 2, ovoid, oblong or reniform, dry or
fleshy, smooth or ribbed, 1-many seeded. Seeds embedded in pulp.