Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Tulbaghia alliacea


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 Tulbaghia alliacea   Tulbaghia alliacea
 Tulbaghia alliacea   Tulbaghia alliacea
 Tulbaghia alliacea   Tulbaghia alliacea
 Tulbaghia alliacea

Habitat

Clay or gravelly flats, sandy places

Altitude

Flowering time

March - May, esp. after fire

Description

Plants 15-30cm high - strongly aromatic. Leaves absent or emergent at flowering, spreading, linear. Flowers 6-10 on pedicels to 20mm long, brownish to green, with an orange corona (fleshy or petal-like appendages attached to the perianth), scented of coconut and honey at night; upper anthers inserted on the corona. Tulbaghia from Ryk Tulbagh, Dutch govenor of the Cape 1751-71). alliacea = resembling an onion

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2017 / 3 / 22