Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Nerine humilis

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Loamy and sandstone soils among rocks on flats and lower slopes.


Flowering time

April to June


Plants of varying size, 10-40cm high. Bulb covered with soft tunics, producing extensible threads when torn. Leaves 4-6, dry or green at flowering, spreading to prostrate, strap-like, 4-10mm wide, dull green. Flowers pale to dep pink, margins undulate, 1-8 in loose umbel, tepals lanceolate. From: Nerine was a sea nymph, daughter of Doris and Nereus, a sea god.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 28