Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Lachenalia orchioides

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 Lachenalia orchioides   Lachenalia orchioides


In heavy soil, often in partial shade, in large colonies.


Flowering time

August to October


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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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 27