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DescriptionUnbranched shrub to 1.0–1.5 m. Leaf–bearing stems grey–tan to pale brown, the internodes 20–67 × 3.5–8.0 mm; young stems glabrous. Axillary buds 2.5–7.0 mm, brown, densely pubescent, not subtended by a minor leaf. Lamina 130–200 × 70–98 mm, length width ratio 1.7–2.4, broadly ovate, elliptic or broadly obovate, chartaceous or subcoriaceous, brown, green–grey; upper surface glabrous, primary and secondary veins clearly visible to the naked eye, primary and secondary raised; the lower surface glabrous, primary to quarternary, primary to quinternary veins clearly visible to the naked eye, primary and secondary veins raised, the veinlets visible, unbranched, secondary veins 7–10 pairs, 45–60° to the midrib, curved, weakly curved, ascending; base decurrent, cuneate–obtuse, cuneate–decurrent; margin irregularly entire, minute crenate to sinutae; apex cuspidate, subcuspidate; petioles decurrent on the stem, 17–30 × 1.5–2.5 mm, dark brown, yellow–brown, tan–cream, glabrous. Inflorescences 4–15 per herbarium sheet, axillary, panicles solitary in each axil, along the full length of leaf–bearing stems and below, 25–30 mm long, bearing 5–9 flowers borne in a panicle of 2–3 clusters of flowers with reduced branches, each flower cluster bearing 1, 3–6 flowers; peduncle 3–12 × 0.75–1.0 mm, dark brown, sparsely pubescent, the hairs 0.250–0.375 mm, branched, dendritic, eglandular; bracts absent; bracteoles 3–6 mm, linear, spathulate, sparsely pubescent. Flowers pedicellate, the pedicels 0.50–0.75 mm; calyx 4.0–4.5 × 2.0–3.5 mm, the outer surface glabrous, the lobes 5, 1.25–1.75 mm long, weakly spreading; corolla green (in bud), 15–17 mm long, the tube ca. 13.5 mm long, ca. 1.5 mm in diameter at the mouth, 0.75 mm at the base, glabrous, the lobes 5, 4 mm long; stamens 5, the filaments ca. 13 mm long, equal, adnate for 12 mm, with a lobe–like appendage present at insertion point, pubescent from insertion point to the base, the anthers ca. 1.375 × 1.0 mm; style ca. 13 mm, the stigma ca. 0.75 × 1.0 mm. Infructescences 15–25 mm long, bearing 5–8 fruit; fruiting calyx ca. 3 × 4 mm; fruit immature, colour when ripe unknown. Seeds 6, mature seeds not seen.