Glabrous shrub. Tree is 2—5 m high. Deciduous branchlets are 3—9 cm long, with 20—40 leaves. Leaves are (5—) 10— 15(22) X3—4(—5) mm in size and oblong or linear, obtuse or apiculate at tip,obtuse or roundedat base. Flowers bear in axillaryglomerules on deciduous branchlets. They have both male and female flowers. Fruit is capsular, sub-oblate. 2.5—2.8 mm broad and smooth. Seeds are 2.5—2.8 mm long, trigonous and smooth.
Scrubby more or less disturbed vegetation, and along rivers, below 1000 m.