shrubs, stems long, slender. Leaves bifarious, ovate to lanceolate, apex
tendrillar, longitudinally parallel-nerved, sessile or subsessile.
Inflorescence paniculate. Flowers many, small, fascicled or spicate along branches of terminal panicle, bisexual,
bracteate, bracts small, scale-like. Perianth 6, 2-seriate, membranous, hypogynous.
Stamens 6, ovate, filaments filiform, anthers liner-oblong. Carpels 3, ovary
3-locular, ovule solitary in each locule, style divided into stigmatic arms.
Fruit a drupe, 1-2-seeded, globose, sub-globose or ovoid, exocarp succulent,
endocarp bony. Seeds globose or ovoid,
testa adpressed, membranous.