Leaves palmately compound, 3–5-foliolate; stipules prominent on new growth.
Inflorescences axillary, racemose, sometimes branched near base. Sepals 5. Petals 3. Stamens 6. Ovary superior, 2-locular.
Fruit a septicidally dehiscent capsule; infructescences bent downwards.
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|1||Anther apex apiculate; sepals glabrous on abaxial surface, row of glands on adaxial surface at base of stipules||Vesselowskya rubifolia|
|Anther apex obtuse; sepals with a row of hairs along the midline and base of the abaxial surface, glands absent from base of stipules||Vesselowskya venusta|