Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Thereianthus juncifolius

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 Thereianthus juncifolius   Thereianthus juncifolius


Mountain seeps, marshes and streambanks in sandstone.


Flowering time

November - March


Plants 30-40cm high. Corm globose with fairly fine, fibrous tunics. Leaves round to oval in cross-section, slender, rush-like, often overtopping flowering stems. Flowers in lax spike, blue to mauve, white in the throat. Perianth tube slender, tepals subequal. Bracts 3-5mm long. From Greek: thereios = summer, anthos = flower.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 22