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Shrub to 1m, epiphytic or terrestrial, young stems smooth with fine scales at first. Leaves 4-5 x 1.5-1.8cm, elliptic to obovate, the apex acute, often acuminate, the margin entire, flat, the base tapering, upper surface at first minutely scaly, quickly glabrescent and shiny, main vein slightly raised, laterals 5-7 pairs, smooth, rather obscure; lower surface with the midrib more or less flat and the laterals obscure, scales rather sparse, lobed with small centres. Flowers 3-6 per umbel, horizontal to half hanging; calyx a low scaly ring; corolla red, cylindrical to narrowly funnel-shaped, 2-2.5 x 1.3-1.8cm, glabrous; stamens 10 arranged around the mouth of the flower, ovary glabrous, style glabrous.
Distribution Sabah (E Malaysia), Kinabalu and Crocker Range.
RHS Hardiness H1b.
A hybrid originally described as a species and often sold as such. It is cheerful, vigorous and free flowering.