Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Geissorhiza hispidula

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Sandy flats and mountain slopes.



Flowering time

August to September, mostly after fire.


Plants 7-25cm high. Corm ovoid with woody, concentric tunics. Leaves linear, about 2mm wide, sticky, margins and midrib heavily thickened, forming two narrow grooves on each surface. Leaves often hairy. Flowers in 2-5 flowered spike, cream or white, often flushed red on the outside. Perianth tube about 4mm long, tepals spreading. Bracts sticky, green, often with reddish margins. hispid=bearing stiff bristly hairs

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 25