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Roepera flexuosa

Roepera flexuosa

maerbos, twinleaf

Sprawling perennial shrub. Leaves are opposite, stemless and divided into two oval leaflets. Flowers (June to October) consists of five flexed-back yellow petals with red markings towards the base. Fruits are globular; wider than long.

Note this is likely a misidentification.

Distribution in the Hex

Although the plant prefers sandy limestone soils, it occurs in De Doorns Renosterveld Karoo in the Hex.


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