Description from Flora of China
Trees, 8-15 m tall. Bark gray. Young branchlets gray-brown, glabrous. Terminal buds ovoid, glabrous. Leaves opposite or subopposite; petiole 8-15 mm; leaf blade abaxially greenish or brown, adaxially green and opaque, then gray-brown when dry, oblong or oblong-elliptic, 7-14 × 3-6 cm, thinly leathery, abaxially furfuraceous, midrib abaxially elevated, adaxially impressed, lateral veins 7-9 pairs, lateral veins and reticulate veins slightly elevated on both surfaces, base cuneate or subrotund, apex acute or somewhat obtuse. Panicles ca. 2 cm, glabrous, a few clustered at apex of branchlet. Pedicels slender, 3-5 mm. Flowers white but tinged with purple. Perianth segments ovate, ca. 2 mm. Fruits dark brown, nearly obovoid-ellipsoid or subglobose when young, ca. 3.2 × 2 cm, densely furfuraceous; fruiting pedicels ca. 4 mm in diam. Fl. Mar, fr. Jul-Aug.
● Mixed forests in valleys. Guangdong, SW Guangxi (Shiwan Dashan).