Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Holothrix cernua

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 Holothrix cernua   Holothrix cernua
 Holothrix cernua   Holothrix cernua


Sandy or stony places


Near sea level to 1300m

Flowering time

July to December mostly after fire


Slender plant 9cm to 24cm tall. Stem without bracts and with long rough, reflexed hairs. Leaves two, sometimes absent at flowering, up to 28mm broad and rounded, with or without triangular scales above, and pressed against the ground. Sepals densely hirsute, flowers greenish-yellow to cream. Spur c. 3mm long. Holothrix from the Greek: holos, entire; thrix, hairy : = plant hairy all over

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 29