Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Chasmanthe aethiopica


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 Chasmanthe aethiopica   Chasmanthe aethiopica
 Chasmanthe aethiopica   Chasmanthe aethiopica
 Chasmanthe aethiopica   Chasmanthe aethiopica
 Chasmanthe aethiopica   Chasmanthe aethiopica

Habitat

On granite, sandstone or shale, mainly coastal

Altitude

3m - 1525m

Flowering time

April to July

Description

Plants 40m - 65m high. Corm depressed-globose with papery to fibrous tunics. Stem unbranched. Leaves sword-shaped to lanceolate, fairly soft textured. Flowers orange, in a secund (facing to one side), spike. Seeds globose, bright orange with a fleshy coat when fresh. Chasmanthe from: Greek: chasme, gaping; anthos, flower; = shape of corolla

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26