Cernuous Elaeocarpus detatus -- Cernuous, "to bend or hang down"

Cernuous Elaeocarpus dentatus Cernuous, “to bend or hang down,” and those white hanging blossoms are reminiscent of teeth, dentatus.

Today’s blog is courtesy of Andrew Wille — http://www.wille.org/.

My friend Nita Hill is the only gardener I know who remembers the Latin names for plants and actually knows what they mean. Most of us don’t, so here is a wonderful resource.

http://plant-phytography.blogspot.co.uk/

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