Sichuan: Maerkang (Barkam) Xian.
E of the city of Maerkang on road to Li Xian, then S on a dirt road to Maomuchu Cun.
Along stream and adjacent slopes with remnant forests of Picea and Betula with Hippophaë, Rosa, Cotoneaster, and Hypericum
On shaded mossy slope with small stones in moist soil.Stems pinkish; fruit pale yellow, tinged red.
D. E. Boufford, K. Fujikawa, S. L. Kelley, R. H. Ree, B. Xu, J. W. Zhang, T. C. Zhang, W. D. Zhu