Roots fibrous. Stems erect to 45 cm tall. Leaves broadly ovate to 19 cm long, green above, lighter below with faint pink blush; margins entire. Stems, leaves and petioles thickly covered with short, white, bristly hairs. Flowers white to pale pink, small 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.