Carissa bispinosa
Natal plum Na*tal" plum` 1. (Bot.) The drupaceous fruit of two South African shrubs of the genus {Carissa} (formerly {Arduina}) ({Carissa bispinosa} and {Carissa grandiflora}). It is also called {amatungulu}. [1913 Webster]

2. the shrub bearing the {natal plum[1]}; a very large closely branched South African shrub ({Carissa grandiflora}) of the dogbane family having forked bright green spines, white flowers, shiny leaves, and red berries. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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