Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Pauridia aquatica
Synonym (old name) - Spiloxene aquatica
Common name - Cape Star, Sterretjie
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Habitat Seasonal pools and streams, marshes.
Flowering time June - November
Description Plants 20-45cm high. Solitary. Corm smooth or loosely fibrous above. Leaves 2-5, erect, succulent, exceeding the inflorescence, linear, about 3mm wide, somewhat triangular in cross section. Flowers 2-7 per scape, white with green reverse, often scented. Bracts 2 or more, green, clasping the pedicels toward the base.
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