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Phylica pubescens #1

Rhamnaceae - Western Cape Province, South Africa

Featherhead, Veerkoppie (Afrikaans)

Shown: Detail of branch tip; the inconspicuous true flowers (not visible in this photo) appear at the base of the feather-like leaves crowded in winter into yellowish "flowers"

 

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Photographed in U.C. Botanical Garden at Berkeley - Berkeley, California

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Taken on February 2, 2009