Description from Flora of China
Eugenia euonymifolia F. P. Metcalf, Lingnan Sci. J. 11: 22. 1932.
Trees, to 12 m tall. Branchlets gray when dry, terete or compressed, pubescent; old branches grayish white. Petiole 8-10 mm; leaf blade elliptic to broadly elliptic, 5-9 × 3-4 cm, thinly leathery, both surfaces grayish green when dry and with numerous small glands, adaxially not glossy, secondary veins 2-3 mm apart, at an angle of ca. 60° from midvein, abaxially slightly raised, and adaxially conspicuous, intramarginal veins ca. 1 mm from margin, base cuneate and decurrent, apex acuminate and with a 1-1.5 cm cusp. Inflorescences axillary, cymes, ca. 1 cm, 6-11-flowered. Flower buds ca. 2.5 mm. Hypanthium obconic, 1.5-2 mm, glandular punctate. Calyx lobes 4, short, obtuse. Petals white, distinct, rounded, ca. 2 mm. Stamens 2.5-3 mm. Style as long as stamens. Fruit purple to black, globose, 6-7 mm in diam. Fl. May-Aug, fr. Dec-Jan.
● Open or dense forests, hills, valleys, streamsides, trailsides; 100-500 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi.