Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Bobartia filiformis
Common name - Rush Lily, Blombiesie
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Habitat Sandy soil in fynbos
Altitude 65m - 1200m
Flowering time September to December, especially after fire
Description Plants 15 - 55cm high. Rhizomatous.
Leaves subterete to linear.
Flowers yellow, enclosed by green spathes, with individual clusters one to few at the branch tips.
Bobartia from: Jacob Bobart, d. 1719, first curator of the Oxford Botanic Garden.
filiformis - long, slender
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