Sepals 3, valvate, free, enclosing the petals in bud, densely pubescent with brown hairs
Flowers hermaphrodite, solitary or few in clusters, axillary, sessile or shortly pedicellate; buds ovoid-conic; bracteoles 2–several, biseriate, deciduous
Monocarps indehiscent, obovoid, cylindrical or ellipsoid, subsessile, several-seeded, not or slightly constricted between the seeds, rather fleshy
Erect shrubs or trees, the indumentum composed of simple hairs
Carpels (1–)3–12, free, with numerous biseriate ovules; style very short; stigma bilobed with short clavate lobes
Seeds horizontal, without an aril.
Stamens numerous, linear or obconic; filaments short; anther-cells extrorse; prolongation of the connective capitate
Petals 6, slightly imbricate, in 2 whorls of 3, equal or subequal,joined at the base into a cup, transversely folded in the bud
Shrubs or trees, not climbing, with simple hairs.
Stamens ?, linear or obconic, with thecae extrorse and connective-prolongation capitate; filaments short.
Petals 6, in two whorls, both valvate, transversely plicate in bud, expanding and spreading at anthesis, connate at the base, equal or subequal.
Ripe carpels indehiscent, succulent, cylindric-ellipsoid to obovoid, usually not or scarcely constricted, subsessile, several-seeded.
Carpels (1?) 3–12, free, cylindric-ellipsoid, with numerous biseriate ovules; style very short; stigma bilobed with shortly clavate lobes.
Flowers bisexual, solitary, axillary, sessile or shortly pedicellate.
Sepals 3, valvate, free, enclosing the petals in bud, with margins not or scarcely bent outwards, densely brown- or fawn-pubescent.