|Spineless, spreading, evergreen shrub. Grows to 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide. Dark green, leathery leaves are scalloped, ovate, to 4 inches in length. Greenish-yellow, cup-shaped flowers are held in pendent racemes; female racemes to 1 inch and male racemes to 2 iches in length. Females are followed by rounded, red fruit that ripens to black, 1/2inch across. A native to W. China.