Creeping branched herb with erect stems. Leaves ovate, thick, grey-green, densely woolly-hairy below. Inflorescence terminal, bracts leaf-like; summer. Sepals more or less transparent. Petals pink-purple. Anthers hairless.
Source: (2005). Commelinaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.