Description from Flora of China
Symplocos euryifolia Masamune & Syozi; S. permicrophylla Merrill & Chun.
Shrubs to 2 m tall. Young branchlets, buds, and rarely leaf blades on abaxial base reddish brown pubescent to tomentose. Bracts, bractlets, ovaries, and calyces minutely pulverulent villous. Older branchlets reddish brown to dark brown, glabrous. Petiole 3--5 mm, with 2 rows of glandular teeth; leaf blade narrowly elliptic, narrowly ovate, or ovate, 1.2--3(--3.5) X 0.5--1(--1.3) cm, leathery, transversely rugose when dry, adaxially yellowish green, base broadly cuneate to rounded, margin sharply minutely glandular dentate, apex mucronate-acuminate to acute, lateral veins ca. 5 pairs and obscure. Flowers solitary; bract and bractlets narrowly ovate, apex acuminate. Pedicel 1--3 mm. Ovary ca. 1 mm. Calyx ca. 2 mm, lobes narrowly ovate. Corolla 3--4 mm. Stamens 25--50. Disc cylindrical, ca. 0.5 mm, glabrous. Drupes narrowly ovoid, 8--10 mm, apex with persistent erect calyx lobes. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Sep-Dec.
* Mixed forests; 600--900 m. Hainan.