Sprawling, mat-forming shrublet to 10 cm, with slender, erect branchlets. Leaves granular, adpressed, with membranous, fimbriate margins. Flowers solitary on bracteate, short shoots, white, petals ± 4 mm long, calyx rugose.
Probably about 50 cm high, slender, with very slender densely tomentose branchlets. Leaves 1-5 mm long, sessile, closely appressed, imbricate, ovate, acute, with a deciduous apiculus, deeply concave above, convex and scabrid beneath, closely and shortly ciliate, ustulate at the apex. Stipules absent. Flowers axillary, solitary, sessile, exceeding the leaves. Calyx-tube glabrous. Ovary 1/3-1/2 inferior, with 2 biovulate chambers: styles 2, free.