Description: Evergreen shrub 0.5–4 m tall; bark brown, smooth, adhering. Buds hairless. Twigs hairless, stout, dull, brown or green. Leaf scars opposite, meeting as a line. Stems square, thornless. Leaves opposite, simple; petioles 5–10 mm long, glabrous or nearly so; bases not unusually enlarged; buds well exposed; leaf blade 60–100(–200) mm long, 20–30(–60) mm wide, lanceolate to elliptical, apex acute, base obtuse to truncate, surface glossy above, dull, hairless below, veins hairless or nearly so, margin not toothed. Inflorescence an axillary, erect head, flower-stalks hairless. Flower radially symmetrical, bisexual. Calyx tubular, lobes 5, lanceolate, green. Corolla tubular, lobes 5, oblong, 20–30 mm long, 15–20 mm wide, white to yellow, without markings. Stamens 5; filaments free, inserted on perianth, all the same length. Ovary inferior, 2-locular. Style 1. Fruit a hairless, ellipsoid berry (10–)12–25 mm long; rind smooth, thin and soft, orange. Seeds 8–12 mm long, 2–4 mm wide.3
Culture: Tolerates a temperature range of 50F-80F, susceptible to root problems if kept too wet. Use well drained mix, let dry visibly between watering, even to the point of slight wilting ok. Bright light and good humidity.