Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Kniphofia uvaria

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 Kniphofia uvaria   Kniphofia uvaria


Seeps, marshes and streams on sandstone slopes.


Flowering time

Mostly October to December. Flowers abundantly after fires.


Plants 50-120cm high, in small clumps. Leaves are strap-shaped, keeled, margins smooth or sparsely serrate. Flowers are in oblong to globose racemes on pedicels 2-5mm long, orange to greenish-yellow. Bracts ovate. A genus closely related to the Aloe, differing in its long, narrow non-fleshy leaves. After: Johan Kniphof, d.1763, German professor of Botany.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26