natal plum


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Natal plum

n.
A South African evergreen shrub (Carissa macrocarpa) often cultivated as a hedge plant, having forked spines, white flowers, and edible scarlet berries.
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Noun1.Natal plum - very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leavesnatal plum - very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leaves
carissa plum, natal plum - edible scarlet plumlike fruit of a South African plant
carissa - a shrub of the genus Carissa having fragrant white flowers and plumlike red to purple-black fruits
2.Natal plum - South African shrub having forked spines and plumlike fruitnatal plum - South African shrub having forked spines and plumlike fruit; frequently used as hedging
carissa - a shrub of the genus Carissa having fragrant white flowers and plumlike red to purple-black fruits
3.natal plum - edible scarlet plumlike fruit of a South African plant
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
amatungulu, Carissa grandiflora, Carissa macrocarpa, natal plum - very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leaves
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Many specific plants are described especially in Chapter three, Beautiful Bonsai Possibilities, including Dwarf Natal Plum, pineapple sage, and the New Zealand tea tree.
In the Gulf-facing front yard, beyond a brilliant blue swimming pool flanked by a tidy zoysia lawn, they planted boxwood, natal plum, seagrapes and clusia.
Star jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides), botanical kin to oleander, vinca, plumeria and natal plum, is one of the most popular and versatile Valley plants.