Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Tritoniopsis antholyza
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Habitat Rocky sandstone slopes
Flowering time November - April
Description Plants to 90cm high. Stem unbranched. Corm depressed-globose with tunics of coarse fibres usually extending upward in a neck. Leaves lanceolate to linear, 3-6 veined. Flowers crowded in a dense, more or less two-ranked spike, tubular, salmon-pink to red; perianth tube 25-30cm long, tepals unequal, dorsal largest, lower tepals often with dark streaks. Bracts green or becoming dry.
Tritoniopsis (Snake Flower) = resembling Tritonia
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