Roots fibrous. Stems to 1 m tall and freely branching, thin, woody almost black. Leaves leathery, about 6 cm long, narrow with pointed tips; shiny green above densely covered with small white spots, pale green below; margins slightly wavy. Flowers numerous, greenish-white.
Source: (1997). Begoniaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.
Stems thick, green to 1.5 m tall. Leaves to 12 cm long, broader than the type and with scattered silver spotting on surface. Flowers bright pink in large clusters.