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Plant Form: Branching scrambling shrub forming thickets.
Size: Up to 15 m tall.
Stem: Square-ish shaped when young turning cylindrical and thick with age. With many curved spikes.
Leaves: Egg shaped in opposite pairs 4-10 cm long with toothed edges.
Flowers: Dense circular clusters of 20-40, brightly coloured pink, red, orange, or white.
Fruit and Seeds: Berries, green then purple or black when ripe, with 1-2 seeds.
Habitat: Gullies, riparian areas, disturbed areas, fencelines.
Distinguishing Features: Thicket forming upright habit distinguishes from Creeping Lantana (Lantana montevidensis).