Botanical name: Callicarpa longifolia Family: Verbenaceae (Verbena family)
Long Leaved Beauty Berry is a shrub, growing up to 2-3 m tall. Branchlets are 4-angled, nodes with a transverse scar. Leaf stalks are slender, 0.5-1.5 mm long. Leaf blade is narrowly lanceolate to oblong-elliptic, 8-20 cm long and 2-6 cm wide. Leaves are smooth on the upper side, with margin serrated. Flower are borne in cymes 2-3 cm across, which are carried on slender stalks, 0.5-1.5 cm long. Sepal cup is cup-shaped, about 1 mm. Flowers are pale purple, about 2 mm. Stamens are 2-3 times as long as the flower tube. Fruit is beautiful purple berry, 1.5 mm in diameter, borne in clusters in leaf axils. Flowering: May-August.
Identification credit: Prashant Awale
The flower labeled Long Leaved Beauty Berry is ...