Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Geissorhiza tenella
Red datalist - Vulnerable
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Habitat Sandy flats and dunes
Flowering time Mostly October to November, especially after fire
Description Plants 10-30cm high. Corm ovoid with woody, concentric tunics. Stems sticky. Leaves sticky, linear, margins raised into wings, H-shaped in cross section, about 5mm wide, shorter than the stem. Flowers usually in 2-5 flowered spike, white to pale pink, with a pink-veined reverse. Perianth tube cylindrical, 20-50mm long. Bracts green.
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