Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Moraea angusta


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 Moraea angusta   Moraea angusta
 Moraea angusta


Habitat

Rocky sandstone flats and slopes

Altitude

Flowering time

August to November

Description

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.

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2017 / 3 / 27