Tubular to narrowly funneled bell-shaped yellow flowers usually blotched with purple. Each truss holds up to 30 flowers in a large sphere of yellow. The leaves are broadly ovate to elliptic and are up to 15 inches long with a whitish to light tan indumentum. Grows to 5 feet in 10 years. From northeastern India.
In mixed woodlands or forms pure stands from 8000 to 10000 ft.