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Solanum africanum

This common semi succulent creeper climbs up into supporting grass or shrubs and sends out long trailing stems along the ground. It becomes covered with panicles of small purple flowers with conspicuous deep yellow stamens which are followed by black fruit when ripe.

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Common Name:
Dune nightshade, drunken berry, drunken rope (Eng.); dronkbessie, dronktou (Afr.)
Plant Height:
3 m
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Flowering Time:
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October