Description from Flora of China
Shrubs. Flowering branchlets brown, 3-5 cm, ca. 4-leaved, stellate hairy. Petiole 3-5 mm; leaf blade abaxially grayish green, ovate or ovate-oblong, 2-4.5 × 1.2-1.8 cm, papery, abaxially 8-10(-12)-rayed stellate hairy, hairs usually with long central rays, adaxially 4- or 5-rayed stellate hairy, veins in 3-5 pairs, base broadly cuneate, margin serrulate, apex acute or acuminate. Cymes or corymbose cymes 2-4 × 1.5-2.5(-3) cm, 9-12-flowered; pedicels 5-8 cm. Calyx tube ca. 3 × 2.5 mm, densely 12-15-rayed stellate hairy; lobes ovate or ovate-oblong, ca. 2 × 1 mm. Petals induplicate, broadly elliptic, 1-1.2 cm × 5-6 mm, margin crisped. Outer stamens ca. 6 mm; filaments 2-dentate at apex, teeth ± level with anthers; anthers stalked, ovoid or globose. Inner stamens shorter than outer ones; filaments oblong or ligulate, 2- or 3-lobed or obtuse at apex; anthers borne near middle of filaments abaxially. Styles 3, shorter than inner stamens. Capsule hemispheric, 4-5 mm in diam., with persistent, erect calyx lobes.
* Thickets. NW Yunnan.