|Meliosma tenuis, a
deciduous shrub inhabiting deciduous forests in mountainous regions,
grows to as long as 3m. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis; blades
are 5-15cm long, 2.5-7cm wide, obovate-like long oblong or long
oblong, with tips pointed in a tail way, bases cuneate, margins with
wavy, coarse serrations. Branch tips create panicles that hang down
and set many yellow-green flowers. The inflorescence branches bend
zig-zag with dense short hairs. Bloom time: May-July.