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Purple Hook Berry Live Plant (Artabotrys brachypetalus )

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Purple Hook Berry Live Plant (Artabotrys brachypetalus ) is a shrub, small tree or climber 2-10 m high, most often a spreading climber. Bark grey, rough; branches rusty brown, hairy when young, becoming hairless as they mature.  Flowers up to 2 cm in diameter, solitary, on C-shaped peduncles like a shepherd’s crook. Petals yellowish, with hairy sepals, cup-shaped with a central mass of stamens (September-December). It bears multi-lobed, purple colored fruits which sources claim may be edible. The fruits produced in clusters on a fruit stalk up to 4 cm long.