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Passerina rigida

This evergreen shrub, often with drooping stems, is found all over the Park and has a life of only a few years. Its young stems are difficult to break and are used as string. The flowering season is relatively short when flowers are produced in profusion towards the ends of branches. The fruits are fleshy and orange.

All species of the genus Passerina are wind pollinated.

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Common Name:
Dune String, dune gonna (Eng.); seekoppiesgonna (afr.)
Plant Height:
2 m
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Flowering Time:
October, November