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Glossopetalon spinescens spinescens

(Glossopetalon spinescens spinescens)

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Description

This shrub forms a dense, erect clump of many thin, branching, thorny stems approaching 2 metres (6.6 ft) in maximum height. The green oval leaves are less than two centimeters long. Small white-petalled flowers appear in the leaf axils. The fruit is a single or double follicle a few millimeters wide.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order:Crossosomatales
Family:Crossosomataceae
Genus:Glossopetalon
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