Botanical name

Witsenia maura

Family

Iridaceae

Common Name

Bokmakierie, Waaiertjie
Witsenia maura
Witsenia maura
Witsenia maura
Witsenia maura
Witsenia maura
Witsenia maura

Description

Woody shrublet to 1.3m with slender stems. Leaves sword-shaped and in tight fans. Flowers paired and aggregated into racemes, tubular, the tepals remaining closed; tube dark green to blackish, velvety and yellow above.

Habitat

Marshy coastal flats and marshy mountain slopes.

Flower Date

April to September