Swaziland's Flora Database:
Aristea torulosa Klatt
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Aristea woodii - Leaves tufted, arranged fan-wise on shoot, of unequal length, up to 40 cm long x 1 cm wide, usually much less; few leaf like bracts carried up on flowering axis. inflorescence erect, up to 60 cm high, usually less, with few stalkless flower-clusters near top, sometimes branching. Floral bracts with transparent fringed edges. Perianth blue, tube absent, segments all about same length, c 1 cm long, outer slightly wider than inner.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.