Description from Flora of China
Rubus ochlanthus Hance; R. pycnanthus Focke.
Leaf blade and inflorescences thinly pubescent. Branchlets, petioles, inflorescences, and abaxial surface of calyx without glandular hairs and bristles.
Slopes, roadsides, montane valleys, grasslands, thickets, forest margins; Low to medium elevations. Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Taiwan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Japan].