Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Moraea bituminosa

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 Moraea bituminosa   Moraea bituminosa
 Moraea bituminosa   Moraea bituminosa


Granitic and sandstone slopes and flats


Flowering time

October to December


Plants 25-50cm high. Corm tunics of gnarled, woody to coarsely fibrous, brown layers. Stem branched, sticky. Leaves two to three, linear, channeled, trailing above. Flowers fairly large, yellow, rarely mauve, enclosed in fibrotic, acute spathes. Tepals unequal, the outer larger,20-30mm long, both inner and outer tepal limbs spreading. bituminous = tarry; adhesive

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26