Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Moraea fugax

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 Moraea fugax   Moraea fugax
 Moraea fugax   Moraea fugax
 Moraea fugax   Moraea fugax
 Moraea fugax


Deep sands and rocky sandstone and granitic soils


Flowering time

August to November


Plants up to 50cm tall. One narrow, trailing leaf (occasionally two), longer than the stem, linear to filiform. Flowers blue, white or yellow, with yellow honey-guides, and a strong sweet scent, enclosed in partly dry attenuate (tapering gradually to a point) spathes. Tepals unequal, the outer larger, 20-30mm long, both inner and outer tepals spreading to lightly reflexed. fugax = fleeting; wasting away quickly.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 22