Struthiola ciliata (L.) Lam.

The Lady Passes By In The Night, Evening Gonna

Family: Thymelaeaceae

Genus: Struthiola

Size: To 5' tall


Opposite leaves, narrowly elliptic, fringe of hairs on the edge. Flowers year round, slender plumes with small white flowers, fragrant at night.

From Bot. Repos. Struthiola with leaves between egg and lance-shaped, pointed, fringed, concave, tiled in four rows, turned inwards at the point; blossom whitish.

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Published in Bot. Repos. 3: 149 in 1801.

Synonym Struthiola ciliata var. flore rubro Andrews.

Native to the Cape of Good Hope.


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