Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Aristea juncifolia
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Habitat Coastal and lower mountain slopes
Altitude 75m - 395m
Flowering time November to December
Description Plants 12 - 30cm high, evergreen, rhizomatous.
Rounded stems, usually unbranched, lateral flower clusters sessile, subtended by prominently keeled bracts.
Leaves almost round to elliptical in cross section, 1.5-2mm wide, fibrotic.
Flowers blue, style minutely three notched.
Spathes and bracts rust brown, transparent on edges.
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