Habit : Erect, hoary - tomentose, woolly - tomentose undershrubs or shrubs, 0.6 - 1 m tall.
Stem : Terete, branched, clothed with thick pale - white hairs.
Leaves : Sessile or sub - sessile, ovate - lanceolate or linear - oblong or spathulate, greenish -white - tomentose, acute or obtuse at apex, sharply narrowed at base, recurved along the margin, densely tomentose pale - white, in densely white - wooly elongate spikes.
Inflorescence : Spikes
Flowers : Spikes greenish - white, woolly, often in leafless, terminal panicles.
Fruits : Utricle orbicular - ovoid, thin.
Seeds : Minute, ovoid, black or dark brown, shining.