Roots fibrous. Stems to about 2 m tall, grooved, fleshy, light-green, freely branching. Leaves ovate, long-pointed, upper surface dark green and satiny with light, grey-green veins above, pale green below, sometimes flushed red; margins wavy and toothed. Flowers numerous, white, in tight clusters.
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.