Scientific name: Piptocarpha Axillaris

Family: asteraceae

Height: 3 to 5 m

Flowering season: August September October

Fruiting season: January, February, March, April, October, November, December

Growth: Fast

Description: The black broom is a shrub or tree with a light gray bark that, when cut, oxidizes internally, becoming practically black. Its wood has no commercial value, but its flowers have beekeeping potential.