Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Disparago
Family: Asteraceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
tortilis
NOTES

A cobwebby, much-branched shrublet to 90 cm. The linear leaves are bristle-tipped, recurved and twisted.


AUTHORITY
(DC.) Sch.Bip.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Dwarf shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The flower heads are radiate or discoid and mostly 1-flowered, grouped into dense globose clusters. The pappus bristles are plumose
Colour: Purple
Notes: Some flowers are pink
Colour: Pink
Notes: A white form is also found occasionally
Colour: White
Common Name
Purple buttons
Knoppies
Habitat
NOTES: A fynbos plant
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
May
June
July
August
September
Synonyms for Species
Disparago ericoides
Disparago tortilis



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