Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Wurmbea spicata
Common name - Spike Lily, Kaffertjie
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Habitat Mostly clay and granite slopes.
Flowering time August to November
Description Cormous plants 5-20cm high, with 3 channeled basal leaves, narrowly lanceolate. Flowers almost sessile, usually in dense spike, white to cream, sometimes with dark margins, wonderfully scented in evening.
From; F. von Wurmb, a Dutch merchant in Java.
spicata = bearing a spike
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