- Scientific Name: Distylium buxifolium (Hance) Merr.
- Ref: Sunyatsenia 3:251. 1936
- Synonyms: Distylium lipoense Y.K.Li & X.M.Wang; D. strictum Hemsl.; Myrsine buxifolia Hance; Rapanea buxifolia (Hance) Mez
- Chinese Common Name: 小叶蚊母树 xiǎoyè wénmǔ∙shù
- Family: Hamamelidaceae
- Genus: Distylium
- Distribution: River sides, stream sides; 1000–1200 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Zhejiang.
Shrubs 1–2 m tall; young branches slender, glabrescent, older growth glabrous; internodes 1–2.5 cm. Leaves at least partly spirally and not distichously arranged. Petiole 1–3 mm; leaf blade oblanceolate, oblong-lanceolate, or obovate, 2–5 × 1–1.8 cm, drying discolorous, both surfaces glabrous, base narrowly cuneate, margin entire or apically with 1 tooth on each side, apex acute or obtuse, mucronate; lateral veins 3–6 on each side, reticulate veins obscure on both surfaces. Flowers not seen. Capsules 0.7–0.9 cm in diam.; persistent styles 1–2 mm. Seeds 4–5 mm. Fl. Apr–May, fr. Jun–Aug. (Flora of China)