Botanical name

Hermannia joubertiana

Family

Malvaceae

Description

Sparsely branched, often hairless shrublet up to 70cm. Leaves inversely lance-shaped to wedge-shaped, usually sparsely toothed above; small golden-yellow flowers are on slender stalks and grouped in tight clusters.

After: Hester Joubert (later Mrs. Reitz), (c.1805 -?), considered as the first South African born woman plant collector, collecting mainly in the Bredasdorp district.

Habitat

Limestone soils

Flower Date

September to October