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.
Illustrations: thorn and leaves.
Name derivation: Carissa – Latinized version of Indian vernacular name for these spiny shrubs; grandiflora – large-flowered.
Related material: Stanford Grounds Plant Information Sheet. List No.13, p.11.
About this Entry: John Rawlings authored the main text of this entry ca. 2005.