Botanical name

Phylica dodii


Phylica dodii
Phylica dodii
Phylica dodii


Closely leafy shrublet up to 40cm with wiry reddish branches. Leaves closely set, linear, 8-20mm long, smooth, margins closely revolute; flowers in solitary, rounded capitula (flowerheads), surrounded by many villous leaves with enlarged petioles, whitish.

After: Anthony Hurt Wolley-Dod (1861-1948), British soldier-botanist who collected in South Africa, Gibraltar, California and the U.K., author of several books on flora.


Sandy or limestone flats and slopes

Flower Date

June to September