Carissa grandiflora. NATAL PLUM. South Africa

Shrub, with wicked bifurcate thorns and showy, fragrant white flowers (June-July), between Keck Science and Organic Chemistry bldgs. Others plantings at Rains and Manzanita Park.

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Name derivation, genus | species Latinized version of Indian vernacular name for these spiny shrubs | large-flowered

Related material: Stanford Grounds Plant Information Sheet. List No.13, p.11.

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