Dense, spiny, Dioecious shrub. Branchlets often ending in spines. Leaves numerous, small, Ovate, Opposite, 5 to 15 mm long. Flowers small and inconspicuous solitary, Terminal on short Axillary shoots, Petals 4, greenish, up to 5mm long. Male flowers with 4 ExsertedStamens. Female flowers with 2 reddish Stigmas 10 mm long. Fruit a translucent orange to red berry, almost spherical, 5 to 8 mm long, edible.