Shrubs or trees to 20 m tall; bark orange-brown when young, turning gray-brown, thin, soon flaking; branches spreading, densely arranged; branchlets not glaucous. Facial leaves 1.5-4 × 1-1.5 mm (to 7 mm on leading branchlets), abaxial gland absent, apex obtuse; lateral leaves of ultimate branchlets slightly shorter than facial leaves, 0.8-1 mm wide, apex incurved. Pollen cones yellowish, subglobose, ca. 2.5 mm; microsporophylls 6-8, each with (2 or)3 pollen sacs. Seed cones ellipsoid, 5-7 × 3-4 mm; fertile cone scales 4. Seeds ovoid-oblong, ca. 3.5 mm; wings 0.5 mm wide, apex acute.