12 de noviembre de 2009 (), actualizadoTree to 3-4 m tall. Leaves glossy green on the adaxial side, covered with red lepidote trichomes on abaxial side. Styles multifid. Calyx of pistillate flowers somewhat reduplicate. Some inflorescences sprouting right off the trunk. Younger individuals with more white than red trichomes, the older the plant the darker the trichomes. Dichotomous branching. Red latex from stems.