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Hermannia filifolia

Hermannia filifolia

rooipoprosie, mooiblompleisterbos, red doll's rose

Perennial shrublet with grey bark. Younger branches red. Leaves strap-shaped occuring in clusters. Individual flowers on a raceme near the tips of branches. Twisted red or orange corolla in star-shaped yellow green calyx. Highly drought resistant and responds well to rain.

Distribution in the Hex

Rocky and sandy flats in the Hex River Arid Alluvium Fynbos vegetation type.