Fauna and Flora Friday: 28 May 2021

Felicia aethiopica, Felicia, Astertjie, Blou Blommetjie

Annual or perennial herbs or shrublet. Thinly hairy, soft shrublet to 1 m, with elliptical to oval leaves, often flexed downward, and radiate flower heads, 20 mm in diameter, with blue rays and a yellow disc; involucral bracts in 2 series, with 3 veins each. Rocky flats and slopes in southern South Africa.

Felicia aethiopica, Felicia, Astertjie, Blou Blommetjie. Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town
Felicia aethiopica, Felicia, Astertjie, Blou Blommetjie. Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town
Felicia aethiopica, Felicia, Astertjie, Blou Blommetjie. Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town

“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” ~Frank Lloyd Write

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Coreen

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