Description from Flora of China
Deutzia nitidula W. T. Wang.
Shrubs ca. 3 m tall. Flowering branchlets purplish brown, terete, 4-12 cm, 4-6-leaved. Petiole 3-5 mm; leaf blade abaxially grayish, adaxially glossy, ovate-lanceolate or ovate, 3.5-5.5 × 1.7-2.3 cm, leathery, abaxially densely 8-16-rayed stellate hairy, indumentum continuous, adaxially 5-7-rayed stellate hairy, veins in 4 or 5 pairs, reticulate veins sparsely conspicuous on both surfaces, base rounded or broadly cuneate, margin sparsely serrulate or slightly revolute, apex acuminate or caudate. Cymes 3-4 × 3-4.5 cm, 12-19-flowered; pedicels 3-6 mm. Calyx tube ca. 2.5 × 3 mm, densely 12-16-rayed stellate hairy; lobes deltoid, ca. 1 × 1 mm. Petals induplicate, white, oblong, ca. 6 × 3 mm. Outer stamens ca. 4 mm; filaments 2-dentate at apex, ± level with anthers. Inner stamens ca. 3.5 mm; anthers borne near middle of filaments abaxially, stalked. Styles 3, ca. 3.5 mm. Capsule unknown. Fl. Apr-Jun.
* Mixed forests, mountain slopes, roadsides; 500-1600 m. SE Sichuan (Nanchuan Xian).