Description from Flora of China
Shrubs ca. 2 m tall. Branchlets purplish, sparsely stellate tomentose when young, becoming yellowish gray and glabrous. Petiole 5-8 mm; leaf blade narrowly linear-lanceolate, elliptic-lanceolate, or lanceolate, 15-26 X 3-5 cm, base cuneate, usually glabrous, abaxially densely small yellow glandular, margin serrulate above middle, apex acuminate; veins 12-15 pairs, glabrous. Cymes 3-5-branched, many flowered, 2-3 cm across, sparsely stellate tomentose; peduncle 5-8 mm. Calyx with obtusely triangular teeth, slightly stellate tomentose when young, glabrescent. Corolla white or purplish, ca. 4 mm, slightly stellate tomentose. Filaments shorter than or equal to corolla; anthers oblong. Ovary glabrous, yellow glandular. Fruit ca. 3 mm in diam., yellow glandular. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Aug-Oct.
Similar to Callicarpa membranacea but differs in having longer leaf blades with abaxial small dense yellow glands and having larger cymes.
* Mixed forests; 300-1600 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Zhejiang