Previously known as Sebastiana chamaelea, this is a creeping native herb of sandy places. My experience of this herb has always been in coastal areas. The fruits are unmistakable, with the reddish protuberances. Also, the way the numerous male flowers are arranged in a spike above the few female flowers is quite distinctive, and explains why the fruit develops the way it does.
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- Florafnq's flickr photostream has just hit the 1000 views mark! http://t.co/XyhhaR3n 2 years ago
- Chewed on some pennywort leaves today at Cattana wetlands. Would make some pennywort juice if I could gather enough. http://t.co/AwVQTgL2 2 years ago
- Found Elaeocarpus bancroftii in Singapore Botanic Gardens. Have hardly even seen this up close in FNQ. 2 years ago
- Am now in garden city Singapore. Am looking forward to all the wonderful tropical plants here. Some share flora with FNQ is expected. 2 years ago
- Just tried out the fruits of Buchannania arborescens. Was not too sweet 2 years ago