|An evergreen shrub or small tree, reaching only 3-9 feet tall. Branchlets are covered densely with fine hairs, becoming smooth with age. The leathery leaves are 3-6 inches long. The white flowers are particularly fragrant at night. Outer seed coats are red.
Native to woodlands and grassy slopes at 500-800 feet, in Hong Kong and Guangdong Province, China. Many botanists believe it is not a distinct species from M. coco.