Lochnera rosea (L.) Reichb. Herb, to 60 cm tall, usually woody at base, sparsely pubescent on leaves and young stems; sap milky. Leaves opposite; petioles 3-10 mm long, with axillary glands; blades obovate to spatulate, mucronulate, acute to attenuate at base, mostly 3.5-6 cm long, 0.7-3 cm wide, slightly succulent. Flowers 1-4, clustered near apex, on pedicels 1-3 mm long; calyx lobes 5, linear-lanceolate, 3-7 mm long, sparsely pubescent; corolla salverform, white to pinkish, the tube 2-2.5 cm long, pubescent inside at throat, the lobes 5, +/- obovate, apiculate, 1.5-2.5 cm long; stamens included, attached near apex of tube; anthers free, ca 2 mm long; style 1; stigma 1, massive, pentagonal-umbraculiform. Follicles paired, slender, terete, 1.5-2.5 cm long, longitudinally ridged, with stiff, short trichomes; seeds not seen. Croat 9389, Ebinger 204.