Evergreen tree to 15 m. Leaves leathery, ovate to round, sharply toothed, mostly less than 5 cm long but can be larger in the wild. Flowers in racemes, white, to 8 mm wide. Fruit spherical, red to blackish.
VIC: Beechworth (Town Hall Gds, ptd 1875); Carnegie (outside railway station); Caulfield (Park, by toilets); Kew (Willsmere Hospital).
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.