Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Berzelia lanuginosa


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 Berzelia lanuginosa   Berzelia lanuginosa
 Berzelia lanuginosa   Berzelia lanuginosa
 Berzelia lanuginosa   Berzelia lanuginosa
 Berzelia lanuginosa   Berzelia lanuginosa

Habitat

Damp sandstone slopes and seeps and on streambanks.

Altitude

Flowering time

September to December

Description

A common fynbos shrub up to 2 m, with thread-like feathery leaves less than 0.5mm wide on soft, drooping branches. The cream coloured fluffy, flowers, c. 5mm across, arranged in short racemes, are borne at the ends of the branches. Characteristic red tissue is often seen at the base of the flower stalks. berzelia = after Count Jacob Berzelius, renowned Swedish chemist and physician. lanuginosa refers to the woolly appearance of the flowers

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2017 / 3 / 29