Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Wurmbea spicata

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 Wurmbea spicata   Wurmbea spicata
 Wurmbea spicata


Mostly clay and granite slopes.


Flowering time

August to November


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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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26