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Shrub or tree to 6 m, terrestrial; young stems laxly stellate-lepidote. Leaves 6.5-14 x 4-9 cm, elliptic to obovate-elliptic, the apex rounded or broadly obtuse, the margin entire and flat, the base cordate, to rounded; upper surface at first finely stellate-scaly, later glabrescent, midrib impressed to the apex, lateral veins about 8 pairs finely impressed; lower surface with the midrib broad and strongly raised, the laterals also well raised, the scales well spaced broadly lobed to stellate, rather fine. Flowers 6-20 per umbel, half hanging; calyx with short, or sometimes long, lobes, scaly; corolla white suffused with pink or entirely pink, trumpet-shaped with a curved tube, 7-9 x 3-4 cm, slightly scaly outside; stamens 10, rather irregularly exserted from the mouth of the flower; ovary densely hairy and obscurely scaly, the style hairy and scaly in the basal 1cm, above this glabrous. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)
Distribution Indonesia Papua Papua New Guinea
Habitat 2,600-3,300 m
RHS Hardiness Rating H2
Conservation status Least concern (LC)