Description from Flora of China
Sabia schumanniana var. pluriflora Rehder & E. H. Wilson in Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 2: 197. 1914; S. bicolor L. Chen; S. schumanniana var. bicolor (L. Chen) Y. F. Wu.
Leaf blade abaxially pale, narrowly elliptic or linear-lanceolate, 3-8 × 0.8-1.5(-2) cm. Panicle 6-20-flowered. Sepals, petals, filaments, and center of disk with red glandular dots.
Plants with leaf blade gray abaxially, sometimes pubescent, panicles 2-flowered, and veined projection of disks apically with red glandular dots have been sometimes treated as Sabia schumanniana var. bicolor (L. Chen) Y. F. Wu.
Water (Blumea 26: 25-27. 1980) treated this taxon as a synonym of Sabia campanulata.
● Forests, mountain slopes, valleys, streamsides; 600-2600 m. W Guizhou, W Hubei, E and S Sichuan, C Yunnan.