Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Bulbine lagopus
Common name - Geelkatstert
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Habitat Lower altitudes near the sea
Flowering time September to December
Description Tuberous rooted perennial with a clump of semi-cylindrical fleshy leaves from the base. Unbranched flowering stem grows to 60cm. Flowers 6-9mm in diameter with bearded stamens, emerging from papery bracts with jagged edges.
From Latin: bulbus, an onion or bulb.
lagopus = harefooted
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