Shrub, 1-3 m. Young branches densely brownish tomentose. Leaves with 9-15, broadly lanceolate to elliptic, serrate to deeply serrate leaflets, sparsely pilose above and beneath, with small setae along the veins beneath. Petals greenish white, 3-4,5 mm. Drupe globose, villose, reddish. Fl. 6-7. Scrub, banks, forest, 600-1900 m.
Mediterranean area, Crimea, Caucasia, N. Iran.