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Babiana fragrans

Babiana fragrans (Graham Duncan)
Common names: fragrant blue babiana (Eng.); bobbejaantjie, bobbejaanuintjie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... National Botanical Garden November 2018   Babiana fragrans is a  deciduous, cormous geophyte, with an erect habit and ... by wind, and the species can easily self-seed. Babiana fragrans is a South African endemic species that is commonly found in ...

26 / 11 / 2018 | Refilwe Maria Malatji | Pretoria NBG
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Babiana villosa

Red flowered form
Common names: Rooibobbejaantjie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... the numerous dark brown, irregularly angled seeds. Babiana villosa is endemic to the Fynbos Biome and occurs on flats, hills ... forms of Lachenalia unifolia . The genus Babiana contains about 90 species and its centres of diversity are in ...

12 / 08 / 2013 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Babiana hirsuta

Striking in flower
Common names: red babiana (Eng.); rooibobbejaantjie, rooihanekam, strandlelie, sandlelie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... Botanical Garden, Worcester June 2013   Babiana hirsuta is a deciduous plant that possesses corms with long necks ... occurs in spring from August until October. Babiana hirsuta has a narrow distribution range which is restricted to the ...

17 / 06 / 2013 | Werner Voigt | Karoo Desert NBG
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Babiana praemorsa

Babiana praemorsa plants
Common names: stompstertbobbejaantjie, perskussing (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... Hantam National Botanical Garden March 2010 Babiana praemorsa is a stemless geophyte, 50-150 mm high, with narrow, ... more than twice as long as the tepals. Babiana praemorsa is found in the Northern Cape: Calvinia District, from the ...

15 / 03 / 2010 | Colleen Rust | Hantam NBG
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Babiana pygmaea

Babiana pygmaea
Common names: geelbobbejaantjie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... National Botanical Garden July 2005 Babiana pygmaea is a very showy, deciduous winter-growing species, up to 120 ... dormant period during the summer months. The genus Babiana is endemic to southern Africa and contains about seventy species, ...

25 / 07 / 2005 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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