A small tree or stragling shrub, armed with stipular spines, solitary or paired with a broad base, young branches fulvous-tomentose. Leaves 5-12.5x4-6 cm, broadly elliptic, shortly acuminate, denticulate, base oblique, rugose, petiole 0.8-1.5 cm long densely tomentose. Inflorescence of pedunculate cymes, densely pubescent, peduncle c.5 mm long. pedicel, c. 4 mm long. Calyx puberulous inside 1.5-2 mm long, with ovate acute lobes. Petals absent. Disc 5-lobed, styles 2, connate below the middle. Fruit c. 5-8 mm in diameter, globose or pyriform, white when ripe.