Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Micranthus tubulosus

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Mainly clay and granitic soils


Flowering time

November to December


Plants 25-45cm high. Corm globose with tough fibrous tunics. Leaves tubular, hollow, mostly 8-14mm in diameter, truncate (squared off at the apex). Flowers in dense, two-ranked spikes, about 8mm long, blue to mauve, fragrant. Bracts dry, rigid, brown with broad membranous margins. From: Greek: micro - small, anthos - flower.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 28