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Metalasia densa

Metalasia densa

blombos, bristle bush

Perennial shrub (2.5m). Bears tufts of sharp twisted leaves (2-15mm). Clusters of flowerheads, each composed of 3-5 white or light brown flowers.

Distribution in the Hex

Sandy and stony flats in De Doorns Sandstone Fynbos and possibly South Hex Sandstone Fynbos.


  • Manning, J., 2018. Field Guide to Fynbos