Botanical name

Cliffortia atrata

Family

Rosaceae
Cliffortia atrata
Cliffortia atrata
Cliffortia atrata
Cliffortia atrata

Description

Monoecious or dioecious shrub up to 1m. Leaves trifoliolate, leaflets needle-like with a pointed tip, 5-12mm long; flowers: male: stamens 12; female: receptacle pedicellate, dark brown to black, 12-ribbed, ribs rounded, style curled to form a dense tuft.

Habitat

Sandstone slopes

Flower Date

July to December