Stems annual, to about 35 cm tall, fleshy. Leaves to 8 cm wide, palmately veined, slightly lobed and toothed, surface coarse to the touch; margins fringed with red hairs. Flowers to 3 cm wide in small clusters, cinnibar-red, fragrant.
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.