Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Geissorhiza tenella

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 Geissorhiza tenella   Geissorhiza tenella
 Geissorhiza tenella   Geissorhiza tenella


Sandy flats and dunes



Flowering time

Mostly October to November, especially after fire


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. tenella=delicate

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 27