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Pteronia fasciculata

Pteronia fasciculata


Rigid shrub to 1 m tall. The stems are leafless below. The leaves, crowded at branch tips, are linear to lance-shaped, leathery and sticky. The yellow 1-flowered flower heads (October to January) are discoid (no ray petals) and occur in tight rounded clusters.

Distribution in the Hex

Usually occurs in mountain fynbos, but in the Hex it occurs in De Doorns Renosterveld Karoo.


  • 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.