Trees or shrubs, evergreen, 4–15 m tall. Bark dark gray; old branches gray, often with lenticels. Leaf blade oblong-ovate or narrowly elliptic, 4.5–11(–13) × 1.7–5.3(–6) cm, leathery, nearly glabrous, veins 3(or 4). Inflorescences ca. 8 mm in diam., 40–50-flowered; bracts white, broadly elliptic to broadly ovate, 1.6–1.8 × 1.3–1.5 cm, both surfaces slightly pubescent. Calyx nearly glabrous. Petals ca. 2.2 × 0.8–1 mm, glabrous; filaments glabrous; anthers broadly ellipsoid, ca. 0.7 mm. Style ca. 0.5 mm, thick, glabrous. Compound fruit red at maturity, 1.5–2 cm in diam., peduncle (2–)4–7.5 cm. Fl. Jun(–Oct), fr. Dec(–May).