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Diascia sacculata

Diascia sacculata

pensie, horinkie

Annual shrublet up to 30cm. Leave elliptic and toothed. Flowers (July to October) pale magenta with darker centre. There are 2-4 small yellow spots below each of the two flower upper lobes. Flowers have two short spurs (horn-like nectar structures) that are straight and upturned. Capsules linear to oblong and falcate.

Distribution in the Hex

Renosterveld clay flats.


  • Manning, J. & Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: the Core Cape flora, Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.