Viburnum urceolatum, a
deciduous shrub with gray-brown barks growing to around 2m in
height, inhabits forest floors or edges in mountainous regions.
Leaves are opposite, generally gathering together at branch tops.
Their blades measure 5-12cm long, 3-6cm wide, long-oblong-like
lanceolate or oval, tips sharp or obtuse, and bases are generally
cuneate, with margins serrated. Branch ends bear 3-6cm long umbels;
corollas are 3-4mm long, 2-3 mm across, tubular, colors ranging from
white, light red to dark red, tips cleft in five. Stamens are 5 in
number, and their anthers poping outside upward. The fruit (drupe)
is broad, oblong, mature red, and turns black to mature in Sept.-Oct
fully. Bloom time. June-July.