Cordia globosa

Family: Boraginaceae

Form: Multi-stemmed, rounded, evergreen shrub, reaching 6-8 feet

Leaves: Simple, alternate, dentate, scabrous

Stem/Bark: Dark brown

Flower: White, small, in globed clusters

Fruit: Drupe, red, in clusters

Comments: A related native species, Cordia sebestena, is also available in the trade for coastal areas but is a small tree form with large coarse leaves and showy orange flower clusters.