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Oftia africana

Oftia africana


Sprawling and roughly hairy shrublet up to 1 m tall. The leaves are toothed and 10–40 mm long. The flowers (September to December) are situated in axils up upper leaves. They are white and fragent.

Distribution in the Hex

Sandstone slopes and sandy flats of Hex River Arid Alluvium Fynbos.


  • 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.