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All information gathered first-hand, since 1995




Flowers. Oct-Mar

Bark

Dark red-brown; fissured, flaking, forming grey-brown ridges.

Flower. The white, bell-shaped, 8mm diameter flowers grow in hanging clusters.

Leaf. shiny dark green, paler beneath, lance-shaped, toothed edges; 5-10cm long, born on 5mm long hairy pinkish stalks.

Habitat. maquis, thicket and woods.

Fruit. 20mm thick,round berries; rough crinkly skin, yellow, orange to bright red; edible, a bit mushy, and they don't taste like strawberries.