Description from Flora of China
Eugenia minutiflora Hance, J. Bot. 9: 5. 1871.
Shrubs or trees, to 20 m tall, d.b.h. 30-40 cm. Branchlets turning blackish brown when dry, terete. Petiole 3-6 mm; leaf blade narrowly elliptic, oblong, or obovate, 3-7 × 1.5-4 cm, leathery, both surfaces dark brown when dry, adaxially not glossy and with numerous small impressed glands, secondary veins ca. 2 mm apart, at an angle of ca. 60° from midvein, and inconspicuous on both surfaces, intramarginal veins ca. 0.5 mm from margin, base broadly cuneate to narrow, apex obtuse to slightly acute. Inflorescences axillary, paniculate cymes, 1-1.5 cm, many-flowered. Flower buds obovoid, ca. 2 mm. Hypanthium obconic, ca. 1.5 mm. Calyx lobes inconspicuous. Petals 4, distinct, rounded, ca. 1 mm. Stamens slightly shorter than petals. Style as long as petals. Fruit red to black, globose, 10-12 × 5-8 mm. Fl. Jul-Sep, fr. Nov-Jan.
● Dense or sparse forests, scrub, hills, slopes; 100-800(-1200) m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan.