Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Satyrium stenopetalum subsp. brevicalcaratum


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 Satyrium stenopetalum subsp. brevicalcaratum   Satyrium stenopetalum subsp. brevicalcaratum
 Satyrium stenopetalum subsp. brevicalcaratum   Satyrium stenopetalum subsp. brevicalcaratum
 Satyrium stenopetalum subsp. brevicalcaratum   Satyrium stenopetalum subsp. brevicalcaratum
 Satyrium stenopetalum subsp. brevicalcaratum

Habitat

Moist flats and rocky outcrops

Altitude

Near sea-level to 900m

Flowering time

September to December after fire

Description

Plants rather slender, up to 55cm tall. Leaves suberect, stiff-textured with smooth transition to sheaths above. Bracts erect, stiff, never reflexed. Flowers smallish, white tinged with green and traces of pink. Spurs green to brown towards the apex, 9-14mm long. Pollinated by settling moths. stenopetalum meaning narrow-petalled

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2017 / 3 / 27