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Moschatel

Adoxa moschatellina

Plant Data

Order:
Dipsacales
Family:
Adoxaceae (Moschatel)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Tiny green flowers in right angles to one another. 4 or 5 petals.
Fruit:
Green berry-like fruits (drupes) that curve downwards upon ripening.
Leaves:
The 5 or more lobed leaves is carpet-forming on the ground. The leaves are opposite and toothed.
Maximum Size:
15cm tall.
Aroma:
Smells musky.
Other Names:
Five-faced Bishop, Hollowroot, Muskroot, Townhall Clock, Tuberous Crowfoot.
Habitats:
Mountains, woodland.