Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Harveya purpurea


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 Harveya purpurea


Habitat

Stony and sandy soils.

Altitude

Flats and lower slopes.

Flowering time

September to December

Description

Root holoparasitic plant up to 20cm high, with scale-like leaves. Flowers are hairy, in loose, short racemes, broadly funnel-shaped, and pink with yellow throat, about 30mm long. Stigma knob-like. Host plants are various fynbos shrubs, especially in the bellflower family, eg. roella, wahlenbergia. After W. Harvey, d. 1920, Irish treasurer-general of Cape and chief author of Flora Capensis, later professor of botany at Dublin.

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2017 / 3 / 27