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Diminutive Clusterheads - Sorocephalus

Diminutive Clusterhead - Sorocephalus tenuifolius
Diminutive Clusterhead - Photo: Nigel Forshaw Habit: Spindly shrublet to 1m tall
Fire survival: Killed, only seeds survive
Sexual system: Both sexes in each flower
Flowers: January - February
Pollinator: Insect
Fruit: Released 2 months after flowering
Seed dispersal: Ants
Seed storage: Underground in ants nests
Rarity status: Was thought to be extinct after the last known population was ploughed up in 1987. New populations were found recently
Habitat: Sandy soils on moist scars, 400m
Distribution: Palmiet River Valley in Kogelberg

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