Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Ceratandra harveyana

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50 to 660m

Flowering time

November to December after fires


Plants erect up to 21cm. Few linear basal leaves, stem leaves lax and linear-laceolate. Inflorescence up to 9cm long. Flower sepals pale-green, petals pale yellow, lip yellow and anchor-shaped. Rostellum arms c. 5mm long. Ceratandra from Greek: keras, a horn; aner, a man: = horn-like arms that carry the pollinia. harveyana named after Dr. William Harvey (1811 -66), treasurer-general of the Cape Colony, amateur botanist and co-editor of Flora Capensis

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2017 / 3 / 27