Deciduous shrub or small tree. Leaves opposite, elliptic, leaves at the start of the season often much smaller than the later leaves, thinly leathery, usually short-hairy on the undersurface; hairtuft domatia present. Flowers axillary, often solitary but sometimes in up to 5-flowered clusters, appearing with or before the new leaves, creamy-white, corolla tube bearded. Fruit ellipsoid, c. 10 mm in diameter, crowned with the remains of the calyx, red when ripe.
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M.(2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Tricalysia jasminiflora var. jasminiflora. http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=155530, retrieved 28 May 2016