Description from Flora of China
Shrubs small, ca. 2 m tall. Branchlets red-brown, terete, usually glabrous; prickles in pairs below leaves, rarely sparse, flat, broad at base. Leaves including petiole 1.5–2.8 cm; stipules mostly adnate to petiole, free parts oblong, glandular-pubescent or glabrous abaxially, margin glandular-pubescent, apex rounded; rachis and petiole pubescent and glandular-pubescent; leaflets (5–)7, obovate, 5–8 × 3–5 mm, abaxially glabrous, glandular often along veins, adaxially densely pubescent, base cuneate, margin densely doubly serrate, densely glandular apically, apex rounded or truncate. Flower solitary, axillary; pedicel 5–7 mm, glabrous; bracts absent. Hypanthium obovoid, glabrous. Sepals 4, lanceolate, 9–12 mm, both surfaces densely pubescent, margin entire, apex long acuminate, caudate. Petals 4, white. Styles free, shortly exserted, shorter than stamens, pilose. Hip dark red, obovoid, glabrous; pedicel glabrous. Fr. Jul–Sep.
About 2600 m. NW Yunnan (Zhongdian Xian).