Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Wachendorfia brachyandra

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Damp sandstone or granite


Flowering time

August to December


Plants 20-65cm high, deciduous. Red underground rhizomatous stem. Leaves hairless, linear to lanceolate, to 35mm wide. Flowers, pale apricot-yellow, in lax panicles, stamens very short and they are adapted primarily to pollination by honeybees. Bracts mostly papery, recurved above.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 29