Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Adenandra viscida
Common name - Porseleinblom
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Habitat Rocky to sandstone slopes
Flowering time August to October
Description An aromatic plant up to 50cm in height. Leaves lance-shaped to elliptical, pointed and leathery, with margins rolled under. The sticky white flowers have a dark reddish-purple reverse and occur in clusters at the ends of branches. Stamens are each tipped with a stalked gland. It is endemic to the southern Overberg.
From Greek: aden, gland; aner, a man: meaning gland-bearing anthers.
viscus = birdlime (viscous,sticky)
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