A Cape Town Kogelberg biosphere tagged image from photographer – galanhsnu as published on Flickr.
Image by galanhsnu
Palmiet River Walk, Kogelberg Nature Reserve, South Africa
A woody, evergreen shrub of the predominantly herbaceous iris family. Nivenia is one of the three woody Iris genera which are all restricted in southern Africa.
The shrubby Nivenia species also produce a woody caudex which is resistant to the frequent fires in fynbos.
This species is endemic to Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve.
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