Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Aristea oligocephala
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Habitat Sandstone slopes
Altitude 300m - 1065m
Flowering time November to January
Description Plants evergreen, rhizomatous, 15 - 25cm high.
Stems compressed. Leaves linear, 1.5-3mm wide, rigid, elliptical in cross-section.
Flowers blue, style with three fringed lobes.
Spathes and bracts silvery translucent with narrow dark keels.
oligocephala = with few heads
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