Metalasia densa - broadleaf form with few leaves

Metalasia densa - broadleaf form with few leaves

Observation - Metalasia densa - broadleaf form with few leaves - Southern Africa. Description: possible new species (closest to tenuifolia), with broader leaves than tenuifolia and longer internodes; stil in bud; rather rare on upper cliffs and adjacent rocky slopes; sprawling when in shade and to 50cm in sunny areas

form with broader leaves than usual and longer internodes; similar forms seem most common in the Caledon and Bredasdorp regions; still in bud; rather rare on upper cliffs and adjacent rocky slopes; sprawling when in shade and to 50cm in sunny areas