Roots fibrous. Stems to 1 m tall, branched, reddish. Leaves to 10 cm long, glossy green and sparsely hairy above, hairy on the veins below. Flowers white, sometimes coppery or pink. [B. acuminata Dryand.]
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.