Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Adenandra brachyphylla
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Habitat Rocky, sandstone slopes
Flowering time July to November
Description An aromatic plant up to 80cm in height. The leaves have thickened margins and are cordate at the base. The 2-4 flowers on short stalks are in lax subumbels, white to pink in colour and reddish on the reverse. Each stamen is tipped with a stalked gland.
From Greek: aden, gland; aner, a man: meaning gland-bearing anthers
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