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.