shrubs. Inflorescence in di- or trichotomous pendulous cymes from old stem.
Flowers sub-globose. Sepals 3, connate, hirsute. Petals 6, 2-seriate, subequal,
base fleshy, valvate at the base, tips imbricate, torus flat, margin convex.
Stamens many, linear, anthers sub-introrse, processes of connectives oblique,
incurved. Ovaries many, style cylindric, glabrous, notched, ovules many. Ripe
carpels oblong-ovoid, many-seeded.