Onixotis punctata
Hoy's Koppie
Slide show
Interesting articles
Fernkloof News
Newsletter - Herbs
Pelargonium alchemilloides - Photo number 04121 by Christine Wakfer
Fernkloof
Nature Reserve

Where is Fernkloof?
History of Fernkloof
Photo number01090 by Herman Steyn
Contact Information
Fernkloof
Hermanus
South Africa

Donations
Hermanus Homepage Fernkloof Homepage Maps of Fernkloof Search the website Monthly flower list
Alien vegetation Annual wildflower festival Mammals Birds Cliff Path Nature Area
Cape reeds Endemic plants Ferns Guided Tours Herbarium
The gardens of Fernkloof Medicinal plants Nursery Threatened plant species Related websites
Reptiles and Insects Tree Trail Unique fauna and flora of Hermanus. Veld fires World media - fynbos
List all the plants of Fernkloof Video Cliff Path Management Group Hermanus Bird Club Hermanus Botanical Society

Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Click on the photo for a better picture
 Onixotis punctata   Onixotis punctata
 Onixotis punctata   Onixotis punctata
 Onixotis punctata   Onixotis punctata
 Onixotis punctata

Habitat

Damp sandstone and clay slopes.

Altitude

Flowering time

July to September, in greatest abundance after fires.

Description

Plants 10-20cm high. Corm tunics black, leathery or cartilaginous. Leaves three, lanceolate to narrowly lanceolate, the margins minutely hairy, the uppermost set about halfway up the stem. Flowers sessile in short spikes, white or maroon, with or without pink spots. Onixotis from Greek: onyx = claws; otion = small cat; refers to clawed base of petals. punctata = dotted with spots

          

          

*****************************************************************************************************************************************************

           Hermanus - Botanical Society - Botaniese Vereniging

          

This website was last updated on
2014 / 9 / 1