Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Drimia hesperantha
Synonym (old name) - Drimia revoluta
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Habitat Rocky slopes
Flowering time January to February mostly after fire
Description Plants 15-30cm high. Leaves dry at flowering, solitary (rarely two), terete, firm and erect, about 1.5mm diam. Flowers in flexuous raceme, pedicels 5-10mm long, brownish with opaque whitish edges, musty scented, opening in late afternoon and at night.
hesperantha = Gk hesperos= evening star; anthos=a flower > 'evening flower'
2017 / 3 / 29