Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Geissorhiza imbricata subsp. imbricata

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Wet, sandy flats, marshes, streamsides.


Flowering time

August to November


Plants 8-30cm high. Corm ovoid with woody, overlapping tunics. Leaves several-ribbed, sword-shaped to linear. Flowers white to yellow, often reddish on the outside and sometimes darker in the centre. Bracts green often becoming dry above. From Greek: geisson = tile, rhiza = root: regular overlapping of the corm tunics in some species.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 23