Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Moraea lugubris

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Mostly damp sandstone soils


Flowering time

August to November, mainly after fire


Plants 6-16cm high. Corm tunics forming a basket-like network. Leaves two, linear, channeled, glossy green. Flowers deep blue, the outer tepals with yellow nectar guides, enclosed in glossy, acute spathes. Tepals unequal, the outer larger, to 18mm long, both inner and outer tepal limbs spreading.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 25