Chamorro Name: Berenghenas hålom tåno'
Form: Erect branching stellate-tomentose shrub
Stem: 3-4 mm thick, tomentose, and prickly
eaves: Thing, stiff, ovate to elliptic-oblong, containing dense hairs on top and bottom, apex acute or obtuse, base rounded to obtuse, typically slightly asymmetric, margins entire or obscurely repand. thorns on underside of leaves along midrib.
Flower: Inflorescence +/- supra-axillary, hairy, forking; 5-merous; calyx 2.5 mm long; corolla 12mm broad, white with boat lobes; yellow blunt anthers.
Fruit: Red, globose, 5-7 mm wide, glabrous and fleshy. Resembles tiny tomatoes.
Seed: Flat subreniform to elliptic and 2mm long
Propagation: Seeds or stems cuttings
Habitat: Limestone cliffs, terraces near the sea, and edge plants along roads