Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Drimia media

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 Drimia media   Drimia media
 Drimia media   Drimia media
 Drimia media   Drimia media
 Drimia media


Sandy coastal flats and slopes.



Flowering time

January to March


Bulbous plant 300-550 mm tall. Bulb scales carmine coloured. Leaves emergent or present at flowering, erect, rigid, cylindrical, 0.3mm wide. Flowers silvery purple-brown, in lax cylindrical raceme, recurved, tepals 10-15mm long, joined below for 3-5mm. Anthers purple. All parts of plant sometimes poisonous or pungent. From Greek: drimys = acrid or pungent.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 29