Botanical name

Gnidia galpinii

Family

Thymelaeaceae
Gnidia galpinii
Gnidia galpinii
Gnidia galpinii

Description

Shrublet with slender branches up to 60cm. Leaves opposite, oblong-lanceolate; flowers are paired at branch tips, bright yellow, with glabrous (smooth) calyx tube and four membranous petaloid floral scales.

after: Ernest Edward Galpin (1858-1941), South African botanist and banker.

Habitat

Sandstone slopes

Flower Date

September to May