Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Satyrium bicorne

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Sandy soils, growing in open to partly sheltered places among bushes


Near sea level to 1200m

Flowering time

September to November


Plants up to 60cm tall. Leaves, usually two, pressed flat to the ground, broad to rotund. Inflorescence dense to lax, 4-30 dull greenish-yellow flowers, sometimes tinged with purplish-brown. Lip spurs 10-22mm long. This species pollinated by settling moths. bicorne meaning 'with two horns', refers to the two longish lip spurs.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 28