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Tetraria thermalis

   (Family: Cyperaceae)
Afrikaans: Bergpalmiet  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 2m
Rarity Status:
Preferred rainfall: Summer
Preferred altitude: 0 - 1000m
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily)
Biome: Fynbos
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
Flower type
  Flower info
  Dusky brown spikelets.
  Leaf info EDIT
  Arching, kelled leaves.
  Seed info EDIT
Description EDIT
Robust, yellowish-green tufted perennial to over 2m with arching, keeled leaves and dusky brown spikelets.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Cooler sandstone slopes below 1000m in the south-western Cape.
History EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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  • John Manning,(2008),Field guide to Fynbos,Struik  


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