Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Lachenalia orchioides
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Habitat In heavy soil, often in partial shade, in large colonies.
Flowering time August to October
Description Plants 10-40cm high. Leaves 1 or 2, lanceolate or strap-shaped, plain or densely spotted. Flowers greenish yellow or pale to dark blue, sessile, cylindrical. Perianth 15-20mm long.
From: W. de Lachenal, d. 1800, Professor of botany at Basel.
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