Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Moraea angusta

Click on the photo for a better picture
 Moraea angusta   Moraea angusta
 Moraea angusta


Rocky sandstone flats and slopes


Flowering time

August to November


Plants 20-40cm high. Corm tunics of soft, brown, more or less fibrous layers. Stem unbranched, the nodes sticky. Leaf single, terete (circular in cross section), rigid. Flowers yellow to brownish, sometimes flushed with mauve, enclosed in leathery, truncate (hollow) spathes. Tepals unequal, outer 30-50mm long, laxly spreading, inner tepals often erect. From: Linnaeus married Sara Moraea. angusta = narrow, slender.

Please sign the petition - We call on Donald Grant to scrap the Hermanus Bypass Road proposal

Executive Summary of Comments on Bypass FSC.pdf
Hermanus Botanical Society COMMENTS on Bypass Final Scoping Report.pdf
Letter - Not yet registered as an I&AP.pdf

Tweets by @fernkloofza

Hermanus Botanical Society Fernkloof Nursery


This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 27