A small, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub or tree that normally grows to 2 to 5 m tall but is capable of growing up to 10 m in optimal environmental condition. Canopy is open and crown base is low. St...


Madagascar periwinkle

One of the major medical breakthroughs of the last century utilises compounds derived from a popular ornamental plant found in gardens and homes across the world, the Madagascar periwinkle. It is a...


Stachytarpheta jamaicensis

S. jamaicensis plant has a smooth, dark green coloured stem, which turns woody towards the base of the stem [9]. S. jamaicensis normally reproduces flowers in mix of bluish and pinkish colours or c...


Golden Dewdrop

Distinguishing Features

  • a slightly spiny upright shrub with drooping branches.

  • its oppositely arranged leaves are sometimes toothed towards their tip...


Lime Berry

Growth Form:

Typically a shrub up to 3 m tall, but sometimes forms a small tree.


Compound leaves are composed of 3 elliptic leaflets with the terminal leaflet twice as la...



Bilimbi is a small tropical tree native to Indonesia and Malaysia, reaching up to 15m in height. It is often multitrunked, quickly dividing into ramifications. Bilimbi leaves are alternate, pinnate...



Erect herbs, shoot white, woolly tomentose. Leaves simple, alternate, 3-4×3 cm, orbicular to ovate, apex obtuse, mucronate, pubescent above, densely woolly below; petiole to 1 cm. Spikes clus...


Beach sunflower

Beach daisy is a hardy and somewhat woody, sprawling perennial herb or subshrub. Stems are elongate and branched; they can reach up to 2 m but will bend after reaching a certain height. It can scra...


Peruvian groundcherry

P. peruviana is closely related to the tomatillo and to the Chinese lantern, also members of the genus Physalis. As a member of the plant family Solanaceae, it is more distantly related to a large ...


Firecracker plant

Firecracker plant is a weeping shrub bursting with long sprays of orange-red flowers that lend it its name. Other common names include firecracker plant, fountainbush, coral plant, coral fount...