Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Watsonia borbonica


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 Watsonia borbonica   Watsonia borbonica
 Watsonia borbonica   Watsonia borbonica
 Watsonia borbonica   Watsonia borbonica

Habitat

Mountain slopes

Altitude

Flowering time

October - January, esp. profuse after fires

Description

Plants to 2m. Stems sturdy, usually several-branched, often purple. Leaves sword-shaped, glossy, 500-700mm long and 20-40mm wide. Flowers faintly scented, pink to purple, rarely white, flower tube widens conspicuously to the throat and bears wide lobes. Common on mountain slopes, blooming in late spring. Watsonia = after Sir William Watson, a London physician and naturalist, d. 1787.

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2017 / 3 / 22