Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Pterygodium acutifolium


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 Pterygodium acutifolium   Pterygodium acutifolium
 Pterygodium acutifolium   Pterygodium acutifolium


Habitat

In swamps, on rock flushes and in seepages

Altitude

50 to 1500m

Flowering time

September to December usually after fire

Description

Plants slender up to 35cm tall. Leaves 3-4 spaced up the stem, oblong to linear up to 18cm long. Bracts ovate-acute. Inflorescence slender, sepals lime-green, petals and lip rich yellow. Lip deltate (triangular), acute. Superficially similar to P. catholicum but is found in wetter habitats. The flower colour of P. acutifolium is usually a richer butter-yellow and older flowers do not turn red as in P. catholicum.

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2017 / 3 / 29