Lycium oxycarpum (SA Tree List No. 669.1), the honeythorn or kriedoring, has ovoid orange-red fruit. They are said to be seldom seen because of the rate at which birds eat them. The photo was in time to capture one.
The flowers have slender corolla tubes, 2 cm long, with cream or whitish bodies and mauve lobes around the mouths. The greenish yellow protruding stamens and style can be seen in the flower centre. The photo was taken in August, the middle of the late winter to early spring blooming time.
The leaves are fascicled or spirally arranged on the stems and spur branchlets. They show a hint of succulence, are blue-green to yellowish green, hairless and narrowly oblanceolate with entire margins. There are spines among the leaves (Coates Palgrave, 2002; Wikipedia).
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