Branches often smooth and angulate. Leaves elliptic to ovate, with a tapering base and apex, about 2.8-7.0 cm long and 1.5-2.5 cm broad, margin sharply teethed especially towards apex. Midrib and secondary veins clearly visible, chanelled above, short petiolated. White flowers are borne solitary or in 2-3 in clusters on slender short pedicels. Fruit is a sub-globose or ovoid berry with persistent style, about 3 - 4 mm in size.