Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Aristea spiralis
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Habitat Rocky sandstone and granite slopes
Altitude Up to 600m
Flowering time September to November
Description Plants 20 - 50cm high, evergreen, rhizomatous, often in small tufts.
Stems flattened, and two-winged, usually unbranched.
Leaves 4-7mm wide, soft.
Flowers white or pale blue, facing to the side.
Stamens and style often fairly long.
Spathes green with hyaline (transparent or clear) margins.
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