Description from Flora of China
Shrubs 1-3(-7) m tall. Branchlets 4-angled, densely yellowish brown pubescent when young, glabrescent. Petiole 6-11.5 cm, yellowish brown pubescent when young, glabrescent; leaf blade broadly ovate to cordate, 6-17.5 X 6.2-12.5 cm, when young both surfaces puberulent especially on veins and small glandular, glabrescent, with several large glands near base, base broadly cuneate, truncate, or cordate, margin entire or sparsely undulate, apex acuminate. Cymes axillary, capitate; bracts lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, ca. 1.9 cm, puberulent, sparsely glandular, deciduous in fruit. Calyx cup-shaped, ca. 8 mm, outside pubescent and large glandular; lobes triangular, ca. 2 mm. Corolla white or pink, ca. 1.4 cm, tube funnelform. Stamens and style exserted. Fruiting calyx red, ca. 6 mm, reflexed. Drupes green when young, blue-black at maturity, subglobose, 5-7 mm in diam. Fl. and fr. Jun-Oct.
* Forests along streams and roadsides; 1400-2400 m. S Yunnan.