Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Aspalathus
Family: Fabaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
opaca
Sub Species
opaca
NOTES

An erect or sprawling shrublet with reddish stems, woody spurs and odd shaped bracts. The leaflets are needle-like.


AUTHORITY
Eckl. & Zeyh.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The scattered, bright yellow, flowers have a hairy keel. The calyx lobes are needle-like and have a distinct midrib
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Aspalathus
Habitat
NOTES: Especially common along the Morrison's driveway
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
January
February
March
April
May
Synonyms for Species
Achyronia opaca
Aspalathus schlechteri



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