Leaves variable in shape, lanceolate or narrow to broad-elliptic, mostly 3-10 cm long, base cuneate, both surfaces hairless or shortly pubescent, dull, leathery to stiff. Secondary veins visible but not prominent. Petiole 2-12 mm long.
Flowers summer-autumn in compact cymes from the leaf axils, hairless or shortly pubescent.
Fruit is a capsule 6-12 cm long, slender.
Photo: Robert Whyte