This small rainforest shrub is endemic to the region and when not in flower is probably best recognized it’s longish obovate hairy leaves with very short leaf stalks and bold venation. Like many other members of the Annonaceae family, the leaf veins of this species form loops within the leaf margin. The small fruits are bright orange and covered in brown hairs.
The species was previous known as Ancana hirsuta and also Meiogyne sp. (Henrietta Creek LWJ 512).