Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Dilatris viscosa

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Swamps and high mountain slopes


Flowering time

August to December


Perennial plant to 60cm tall. Stem orange to reddish, glandular hairy. Leaves sword-shaped to 17mm wide, hairless, much shorter than flowering stem. The sticky, hairy, dull orange flowers are arranged in a rounded head, which can be 100mm wide, each flower about 13mm long. Dilatris from Greek: di = two, latris = servant; two small anthers subserviant to the larger one. viscosa = sticky

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 23