Carissa spinarum
  • Description
    Straggler; decidious; smooth bark; thorny.
  • Habit
    Found either in the mature stands reaching up into the canopy, or in more disturbed areas straggling over other plants.
  • Landscape Information
    Drought tolerant, beautiful foliage, relatively fast growing.
  • Uses
    Roots are used to cure mouth ulcers along with coconut milk. Fruits are edible