5. Stranvaesia tomentosa T. T. Yu & T. C. Ku, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 13(1): 102. 1975.
绒毛红果树 rong mao hong guo shu
Shrubs or small trees, ca. 2 m tall. Branchlets blackish brown when old, terete, densely yellow tomentose when young, with scattered gray lenticels; buds ovoid, densely tomentose. Petiole short, less than 4 mm, broad, densely yellow tomentose; stipules early caducous, smaller; leaf blade dark green adaxially, oblong or oblong-obovate, 3–6.5 × 1–3 cm, veins 6 or 7 pairs, raised abaxially and impressed adaxially, abaxially densely yellow tomentose, adaxially glabrous or subglabrous, base cuneate or broadly cuneate, rarely subrounded, margin sharply shortly aristate-serrate, apex caudate-acuminate or acuminate. Corymbs crowded, 2–4 cm in diam., 3–7-flowered, rarely to 12-flowered; rachis and pedicels densely yellow tomentose; bracts caducous, lanceolate, membranous. Pedicel 5–12 mm. Flowers 8–10 mm in diam. Hypanthium campanulate, abaxially densely yellow tomentose. Sepals triangular-ovate, nearly 1/3 length of hypanthium, apex acute. Stamens 20. Styles 5, mostly connate, not exceeding stamens. Fruit dark red, ovoid-globose, 8–10 mm in diam., densely tomentose; sepals erect. Fl. May–Jun, fr. Jul–Sep.
Slope forests, roadsides, water courses; 600--1400 m. Chongqing (Beibei, Nanchuan Xian).