Shrub to about 2 m tall. Leaves to 2 cm long, roundish to ovate, thick, shiny above, mostly waxy below. Flowers solitary; spring. Fruits to 1 cm wide, red.
Himalaya. Naturalised in NSW on the C Coast, N and C Tablelands and known to be apomictic.
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.