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spissifolium oribinum - Oribi Conebush has leaves up to 31 mm long, 3 mm wide in males
and up to 45 mm long, 4 mm wide in females, linearoblanceolate, tip with a pale, fine
point, sickle-shaped, twisted, hairless. The male ilowerbead is withoutinvolucralleaves.
Ls SPIS O was thought to be a rare subspecies of Spear-leaf Conebush known only from
the Oribi Gorge and the Izotsha Ravine, but records from the Umtamvuma River suggest that
it may be more common than previously believed.
We have 21 records of Ld spissifolium oribinum, mostly from Pondoland. More data
detailing flowering and growth patterns will be appreciated.