Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Tritoniopsis parviflora var. parviflora
Scientific name - Tritoniopsis parviflora var. parviflora
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Habitat Rocky sandstone slopes
Flowering time November - January
Description Plants 15-40cm high. Corm globose with tunics of medium textured fibres. Leaves linear, one- or two-veined, narrowed into a flattened false petiole. Flowers in a dense spike, yellow with brown to maroon markings, sweetly spicy scented; perianth tube 3-5mm long, tepals subequal, the dorsal larger. Bracts green below, dry above.
Tritoniopsis (Snake Flower) = resembling Tritonia.
parviflora = small flowers
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