Tea, shrub or small tree, twig glabrous. Leaf leathery, oblong or elliptic, apex obtuse or sharp, base cuneate, glabrous, below glabrous or early pubescent, margin serrate, petiole glabrous. Flowers white, sometimes slightly longer; Sepals broadly ovate to round, glabrous, persistent; Petals broadly ovate, base slightly joined, abaxially glabrous, sometimes pubescent; Ovary densely white; Style glabrous. Capsule 3 spherical or 1-2 spherical, 1.1-1.5 cm high, with seeds 1-2 seeds per ball. Flowering period from October to February of the following year.