Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Pauridia curculigoides
Synonym (old name) - Spiloxene curculigoides
Common name - Sterretjie
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Habitat Seasonally damp areas in sand or among rocks.
Flowering time April - August
Description Plants 5-20cm high. Corm with a prominent neck of hard straight, tightly clustered, light brown fibres. Leaves 3-5, erect, 1-2mm wide, leathery, base usually surrounded by a long sheath, margins smooth. Flowers one per flowering stalk, yellow with a green reverse. Bract single, green, tightly sheathing the pedicel.
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