Shrub to 3 m or so tall with arching branches and a covering of yellowish hair at first. Leaves 2-4 cm long, ovate to elliptic, shiny and wrinkled above and a felt of white hair below. Flowers in clusters of 5-15. Fruit about 8 mm wide, orange to pale red with 2-3 nutlets.
China. Naturalised in NSW.
Source: (2002). Rosaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.