Description from Flora of China
Trees 8-15 m tall. Young branches grayish brown, glabrous; current year branchlets yellowish brown appressed pubescent; terminal buds yellowish brown appressed pubescent. Petiole 3-5 mm, pubescent; leaf blade oblong-elliptic, 8-13 × 2-5 cm, leathery, abaxially pale green and appressed pubescent, adaxially shiny green and glabrous, secondary veins ca. 12 on each side of midvein, abaxially ± visible, and adaxially obscure, base broadly cuneate, margin entire or obscurely serrulate, apex acuminate. Flowers axillary, solitary. Pedicel ca. 5 mm, recurved, pubescent; bracteoles caducous. Sepals ovate, ca. 6 × 5 mm, outside pubescent, margin glandular. Petals white, oblong, ca. 9 × 5 mm, outside sericeous along median portion, apex obtuse and sometimes mucronate. Stamens 20-25, 5-5.5 mm; filaments 1.5-2 mm, distinct, glabrous; anthers linear-oblong, ca. 2.5 mm, with filiform trichomes, connective exserted for 1-1.5 mm. Ovary subglobose, densely sericeous, 3-loculed with many ovules per locule; style ca. 1 cm, completely united, basally sericeous. Fruit globose, ca. 5 mm in diam., many seeded, sparsely pubescent. Fl. May, fr. Oct.
● Forests; 2200-2500 m. C and S Taiwan.