Roots fibrous. Stems erect, many, to 40 cm, wood-like with brown felting, branched. Leaves to 5 cm long, tapering to a long narrow point, surface hairless, semi-glossy, mid-green; pale green below with tiny hairs on the veins. Flowers 2 cm wide, white.
W Indies, Cuba
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.