Mangrove vine, Clavelito Glabrous liana; sap milky. Leaves opposite; petioles 1-1.5 cm long; blades oblong to oblong-elliptic, acuminate to mucronate, obtuse to acute and decurrent on petiole at base, 4-10 cm long, l-5 cm wide. Dichasia axillary or subterminal, usually of 1-3 flowers; peduncles 2-8 cm long; pedicels mostly to 1.5 cm long; flowers 5-parted; calyx to 1 cm long, lacking squamellae; corolla white, 5.5-7 cm long, the tube 1.5-2 cm long, retrorsely bearded at point of staminal attachment and below, the throat conical, pale yellow basally, 2-3 cm long, the lobes somewhat spreading; stamens included, attached at apex of tube proper; anthers ca 4 mm long, connate and glued to stigma, densely bearded apically; nectaries separate or slightly connate. Follicles slender, 10-14 cm long; seeds acicular, 2-3 cm long, with a tuft of long trichomes at apex. Croat 6574, 8296.