Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Muraltia
Family: Polygalaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
alopecuroides
NOTES

A perennial, straggling, shrublet to about 70 cm. The fascicled leaves are sessile and spine-tipped. The leaves are hairy.


AUTHORITY
(L.) DC.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The flowers are borne on short pedicels in the leaf axils. The capsules have long, slender horns
Colour: Purple
Common Name
Purple gorse
Skilpadkos
Habitat
NOTES: Found in the fynbos
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
September
October
November
December
Synonyms for Species
Muraltia candollei
Muraltia conferta
Muraltia macroceras
Muraltia squarrosa



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