Eternal small leaved boxwood

hrubs with low growth, dense branches, internodes usually 3-6 millimeters long, cylindrical branches with longitudinal edges, gray white; Branchlets are quadrilateral in shape, fully covered with short pubescence or the outer side is relatively hairless on both sides.

The leaves are thin and leathery, wide elliptical or oval shaped, 7-10 millimeters long and 5-7 millimeters wide, with dull or shiny leaves and prominent lateral veins; The petiole is 1-2 millimeters long and covered with hairs on top.

The inflorescence is axillary, head shaped, with dense flowers. The inflorescence axis is 3-4 millimeters long, covered with hairs, and the bracts are broadly ovate. It is 2-2.5 millimeters long and has some hairs on the back; Male flowers: about 10, without pedicels, outer sepals oval shaped, inner sepals nearly circular, 2.5-3 millimeters long, hairless, stamens with anthers 4 millimeters long, sterile pistils with rod-shaped stalks, swollen at the end, about 2 millimeters high (about 2/3 of sepal length or about the same length as sepals); Female flowers: Sepals 3 millimeters long, ovary slightly longer than style, hairless, style thick and flat, stigma inverted heart-shaped, extending downwards to the middle of the style.

Capsule nearly spherical, 6-7 millimeters long, hairless. The flowering period is in March, and the fruiting period is from May to June.