Shrubs, erect, the young stems softly pubsecent, the mature stems sparsely so. Leaves oblong-ovate, acuminate, entire, the bases rounded to + obtuse, to 22 cm long and ca 10 cm wide, sparsely pubescent on the veins of both surfaces, coriaceous, noticeably falcate: petioles ca 0.5-1 cm long. Inflorescences cymes, paniculate, axillary or terminal, the branches softly pubescent. Flowers perfect, + sessile, the buds clavate, ca 6-7 mm long; calyx ? tubular at anthesis, ca 6.5-7.5 mm long, sparsely strigose within and without, 5-lobed, the lobes deltoid and ca 1 mm long; corolla funnelform, white, the tube ca 7-8 mm long, 5-lobed, the lobes oblong, ca 3-4 mm long and 1.6-2 mm wide; stamens 5, exserted, the filaments ca 3-4 mm long, pubescent at the bases, the anthers ca 2 mm long; ovary elongate-ovoid, the style ca 7 mm long, the lobes slender. Fruit a drupe, + ovoid, ca 1 cm long, white.