Flacourtia sp. Shiptons Flat (L.W.Jessup GJ.D3200)
Provisional HISPID phrase name.
Cape Plum; Plum, Cape
Usually encountered as a small tree less than 30 cm dbh.
Perianth about 0.5 mm long. Inflorescences much shorter than the leaves, usually shorter than the petioles.
Cotyledons orbicular or almost so, about 10-13 x 12-13 mm. First pair of leaves narrowly elliptic, margins toothed. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade ovate to elliptic, apex acute, base obtuse, margin serrate, teeth along all but the upper 1/4 of the leaf blade, glabrous, stem often zig-zagged. Stipules gland-like, difficult to discern. Seed germination time 30 to 104 days.