Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Moraea lewisiae

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Dry sandstone and clay slopes


Flowering time

October to December


Plants 20-90cm high. Stem with sessile (not stalked) lateral flower clusters. Corm with wiry tunics. Leaves two or three, sometimes single, linear, channeled and trailing above, or flat and somewhat twisted. Flowers yellow, speckled with black in the centre, fragrant, enclosed by green, attenuate spathes. Outer tepals 19-24mm long. From: Dr. G J Lewis, botanist and author.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 25