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Latin Name
Kniphofia Linearifolia
The most conspicuous characteristic feature of this plant, is the perfect arrangement of the flowers. The leaves grow to a length of about 1 m; the flowering stem, which grows to 1,5 m in height, carries the inflorescence which consist of slender, tube-shaped flowers. The flowerheads are pale to dull red at first, but turn to yellow or green-yellow when they open in late summer.
The Poker can be found growing in grassveld and marshes. Is found in the Northern Province.

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