Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Leucadendron linifolium
Red datalist - Vulnerable
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Habitat level sandy soil from coastal deposits
Flowering time September
Description Shrubs, sometimes up to 2m, have numerous scattered erect slender branches. Shorter foliage is glabrous and fleshy while longer leaves are conspicuously twisted. The twist is not noticeable in the Hermanus form . The male produces small yellow flowers with yeasty smell, while female cones are globose and grey.
The first 6 photos are the female plant.
The 7th photo is the male plant
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