Struthiola myrsinites Lam.

Little-lady-gad-about-at night


Family: Thymelaeaceae

Genus: Struthiola

Category: Shrub

Size: To 6' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun

Description: 

Open form. White flowers with a long narrow tube and 8 petals. Fragrant in the evening. Opposite small leaves, acute.

History: 

Published in Tabl. Encycl. 1: 314 in 1791.

Native to South Africa.

Synonym Struthiola ovata Thunb.

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