Botanical name

Anthospermum spathulatum

Family

Rubiaceae

Description

Dioecious = a plant having male and female flowers on separate plants - shrub to 2m. Leaves needle-like and decussate = leaves opposite with succeeding pairs arranged at right angles to the pair above or below. Thus forming four rows. Flowers in anxillary clusters and yellowish.

Habitat

Sandy soils

Flower Date

June to February