Botanical name

Trachyandra hispida

Family

Asphodelaceae

Common Name

Veldkool, Hairy Cabbage Flower

Description

Rhizomatous perennial up to 30cm, roots few, fleshy and swollen. Leaves few, lanceolate, pubescent; flowers in subcorymbose, unbranched raceme, white, flower stalk softly, hairy; fruits on very long spreading, softly hairy stalks.

Habitat

Mostly shale slopes and flats

Flower Date

June to September