A branched perennial up to 30 cm tall with a woody stem and branches dense appressed hairy, with hairs up to 1 mm long; some hairs arising from a tuberculate base. Leaves petiolate, ± scabrid; petiole up to 1 mm long. Lamina 12-25 x 6-18 mm, ovate, obtuse, crenulate-wavy hairy on the surface; hairs up to 0.8 mm long, especially prominent on the nerves on under surface; nerves impressed above. Inflorescence terminal or axillary; few-flowered; up to 4.5 cm long in fruit. Calyx 3 mm long, 5-partite, dense hairy to the outside; lobes ovate lanceolate. Corolla tube 5-6 mm long, retrorsely hairy to the outside and hairy just above the anthers on the inside. Lobes 1-1.5 mm long, linear, inflexed when young. Anthers 2 mm long, subsessile, broader at the base; attached c. 2 mm from corolla base. Stigma 1.8 mm long, conical, pilose, bristly towards apex. Style 0.8 mm long, sparsely hairy. Nutlets 2 mm long, ovoid, glabrous.