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Carissa macrocarpa (Eckl.) A. DC.

Synonyms

Arduina grandiflora, Arduina macrocarpa, Carissa africana, Carissa carandas, Carissa grandiflora, Carissa praetermissa, Jasminonerium africanum, Jasminonerium grandiflorum, Jasminonerium macrocarpum

Common names

Natal plum, large num-num

Extract from Wikipedia article

Carissa macrocarpa (Natal Plum), is a shrub native to South Africa, where it is commonly called the Large Num-Num. In Zulu, as well as in the Bantu tribes of Uganda, it is called amatungulu. In Afrikaans the fruit is called Noem-Noem.[+]

LinkBush of natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa) in Al Shamal City Park. Ruwais, Northern Qatar, April 3, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shamal Road, Al Ruwais, Qatar
LinkFlower of natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa) planted in Al Shamal City Park. Ruwais, Northern Qatar, November 20, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shamal Rd, Al Ruwais, Qatar
LinkFruit of natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa) taken from Museum of Islamic Art. Doha, Qatar Park. Doha, Qatar, June 10, 2016

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