Bobartia orientalis


Bobartia orientalis

Bobartia orientalis

Scientific name

Tufted perennial, 40-130cm with erect, cylindrical leaves about as long as the stems; bears yellow star-shaped flowers in a dense head comprising 10-100 short, individual clusters subtended by a green spathe. Fruits globular, 4-8mm long.

Information sourced from 'Field Guide to Fynbos' by John Manning. Struik Nature, Cape Town, 2007.

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Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

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