Roots fibrous. Stems to 30 cm tall, thin, red, erect and branching. Leaves lanceolate to 11 cm long, upper surface smooth satin texture, mid-green, paler below and with a reddish border; margins toothed. Flowers small, white to pinkish.
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.