Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
spinosa
Sub Species
spinosa
NOTES

A sprawling, spiny shrublet with very sharp needle-like thorns which are borne laterally. Leaves 3-foliolate, leaflets terete to oblong.


AUTHORITY
L.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Dwarf shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: One or two yellow flowers are borne in the thorn axils. The flowers have a glabrous keel and an adpressed-hairy calyx
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Dancing thorn
Habitat
NOTES: Very common in some areas in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Synonyms for Species
Aspalathus horrida



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