Botanical name

Hermannia angularis

Family

Malvaceae
Hermannia angularis
Hermannia angularis
Hermannia angularis
Hermannia angularis
Hermannia angularis

Description

Shrublet, with usually erect branches, up to 60cm. Leaves leathery, wedge-shaped to lance-shaped but broadest towards tips, mostly 3-5 toothed, stipules leafy; flowers red to orange; calyx is inflated, prominently 5-angled, glabrous and shining.

Like Hermannia rudis but calyx more inflated and calyx lobes glabrous except along the margins. Calyx lobes of Hermannia rudis are flat, ovate and roughly papery

Habitat

Dry, stony slopes

Flower Date

September to October