Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Chasmanthe floribunda
Common name - Cobra Lily, Kapelpypie
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Habitat Sandstone and granite, coastal and montane
Altitude 15m - 640m
Flowering time July to September
Description Plants 45 - 100cm high.Corm large, depressed, with firm-papery tunics, becoming fibrous with age.
Stem erect, usually branched.
Flowers orange-red, rarely yellow, in two-ranked erect spike.
Seeds subglobose to weakly angular, bright orange with a smooth, dry coat.
Chasmanthe: from Greek: chasme, gaping; anthos, flower; = shape of corolla
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