Monotoca elliptica (Sm.) R.Br.

Shrub up to 4 m high (but often very short in wind-swept coastal heaths). Flowers in terminal or axillary racemes which sometimes exceed the leaves or reduced to a few or a solitary flower. Bracts deciduous. Leaves elliptic-oblong to almost linear, 5–25 mm long, paler underneath. Fruit red or orange. Widespread, but frequently near the sea. Sandy soils. Fl. July–Sept