December to July/September

Lycium schweinfurthii (Solanaceae)

Thorny Tea-plant

A tangled thorny shrub with small trumpet-shaped pale purple to whitish flowers. The Fruit is a orange to black berry.

Sandy areas near the sea. Common.

[Kerati cliffs - September 28th 2002]

Kerati Cliffs September 18th 2003. One of the earliest flowers to emerge at the end of the summer.