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Bulbine mesembryanthoides subsp. mesembryanthoides

Bulbine mesembryanthoides subsp. mesembryanthoides
Common names: stone-plant bulbine, window plants, water glass (Eng.); waterglas, waterkannetjies (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... each chamber. When ripe, the seeds are dispersed by wind. Bulbine mesembryanthoides subsp. namaquensis, its sibling, ... does get occasional frosts (Nick Helme, pers. comm. 2022). Bulbine mesembryanthoides subsp. mesembryanthoides leaves are ... golden yellow flowers. The seeds are dispersed by wind. Bulbine Bulbine mesembryanthoides is grown from seed. Sow ...

21 / 02 / 2022 | Shireen Harris | Karoo Desert NBG
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Bulbine succulenta

Bulbine succulenta
Common names: compass plant (Eng.); kopiva, wildekopiva (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... ovoid capsule containing black seeds. Fig. 2 : Bulbine succulenta , a close-up of a flower, showing feathery stamens. Photos by Nicola van Berkel Bulbine succulenta is widespread along the transition between ... occur throughout the year (Low & Rebelo 1996). Fig. 3 : Bulbine succulenta, an uprooted plant showing leaves and ...

29 / 11 / 2021 | Shireen Harris | Karoo Desert NBG
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Bulbine latifolia var. curvata

Bulbine latifolia var. curvata
Common names: curved-leaf bulbine (Eng.); kromblaarkopieva (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Western Cape May 2021 Plants, compared to other species of Bulbine , are slow-growing, with a solitary, often pendent ... dispersed by wind in summer and early autumn. Fig. 2. Bulbine latifolia var . curvata, an illustration by Vicki ... Botanical Garden, from Keurkloof near the Kouga River. Bulbine latifolia var. curvata is only known from vertical ...

24 / 05 / 2021 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bulbine thomasiae

Bulbine thomasiae
Common names: Mbashe bulbine (Eng.); mbashekopieva (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... minutely ciliate. Fig. 2. A close-up of the Mbashe bulbine ( Bulbine thomasiae ) in full flower in habitat along sheer ... Seeds are dispersed by wind in summer and early autumn. Bulbine thomasiae is known only from the Mbashe River, from ...

26 / 04 / 2021 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bulbine rupicola

Bulbine rupicola
Common names: dwarf cliff bulbine (Eng.); dwergkopieva (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Conservation, University of the Western Cape April 2021 Bulbine rupicola plants are dwarf-sized, rosulate, forming ... River, cliffs on both sides, habitat of the dwarf cliff bulbine ( Bulbine rupicola ) , and a close-up of Bulbine rupicola in ...

19 / 04 / 2021 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bulbine ramosa

Bulbine ramosa
Common names: Badspoort bulbine (Eng.); badspoortkopieva (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... point (mucro). Fig. 2 . (LEFT) A close-up of the leaves of Bulbine ramosa in cultivation, note the faintly striate leaves. (RIGHT) The rounded tuber of Bulbine ramosa . The inflorescence (one or two per head), ... occurs in late spring (November). Fig. 3. The Badspoort bulbine ( Bulbine ramosa ) in flower in cultivation (LEFT) ...

05 / 04 / 2021 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bulbine suurbergensis

Bulbine suurbergensis
Common names: Suurberg Bulbine (Eng.); suurbergkopieva (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... and early summer, from August to November. Fig . 2 . Bulbine suurbergensis as drawn by botanical artist Vicki Thomas. Bulbine suurbergensis occurs on cliffs above the Witrivier ... cliff-dwelling plants include Gasteria baylissiana , Bulbine frutescens , Chlorophytum comosum , Ledebouria ...

22 / 03 / 2021 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bulbine meiringii

Bulbine meiringii
Common names: Meiringspoort bulbine (Eng.); Meiringspoortkopieva (Afr.)

Family: Asphodelaceae

... acute, margins denticulate. Fig . 2 . The Meiringspoort bulbine ( Bulbine meiringii) illustration by Vicki Thomas. The ... Flowering occurs in spring. Fig . 3 . The Meiringspoort bulbine ( Bulbine meiringii) growing on a a sheer cliff ...

01 / 03 / 2021 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bulbine pendens

Growing in habitat Paradyskloof in spring.
Common names: bootlace bulbine (Eng.); skoenveter kopieva (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... seed up to 1,7 mm long. Flowering occurs during spring. Bulbine pendens has been recorded from the Richtersveld and ... as a rich centre of plant endemism (Van Wyk & Smith 2001). Bulbine pendens grows on vertical cliffs of narrow shady ... pollination by insects. The seeds are wind dispersed. Bulbine The bootlace bulbine requires specific growing ...

09 / 09 / 2013 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bulbine cremnophila

Bulbine cremnophila growing on a sandstone cliff in the Baviaanskloof (Eastern Cape) © G. Nichols
Common names: Baviaanskloof cliff bulbine (Eng.); Baviaanskloof kranskopieva (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... 3 × 2.5 mm and seeds are 2 mm in diameter, black. Bulbine cremnophila is confined to vertical cliffs of narrow, ... mm per annum (thundershowers or cyclonic winter rain). Bulbine cremnophila grows at an altitude of about 400-1000 m ... by insects. The seeds are light and wind-dispersed. Bulbine B. cremnophila is easily grown in containers. It ...

10 / 01 / 2011 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bulbine narcissifolia

Plant showing leaves and flowers
Common names: strap-leaved bulbine, snake flower (Eng.); lintblaar bulbine, geelslangkop, wildekopieva (Afr.); khomo-ea-balisa, serelelile (Southern Sotho)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Research & Scientific Services Directorate October 2007 Bulbine narcissifolia is a succulent, stemless, perennial ... adpressed against the central axis of the inflorescence. Bulbine narcissifolia occurs from the far eastern regions of ... in early spring. Like most other species in this genus, Bulbine narcissifolia is insect pollinated and frequently ...

05 / 11 / 2007 | Ronell R. Klopper | Biosystematics
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Bulbine abyssinica

Flowers
Common names: bushy bulbine (Eng.); geelkatstert, wildekopieva (Afr.); ibhucu (Zulu); intelezi (Xhosa); moetsa-mollo (Sotho)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... R Klopper National Herbarium, Pretoria November 2006 Bulbine abyssinica is a succulent, perennial herb which grows ... the faded perianth (flower petals) persisting as a cap. Bulbine abyssinica occurs from the Eastern Cape, through ... is insect pollinated and is frequently visited by bees. Bulbine Bulbine abyssinica can be used very effectively as ...

06 / 11 / 2006 | Ronell R. Klopper | Pretoria NBG
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Bulbine latifolia

Bulbine latifolia
Common names: broad-leaved bulbine (Eng.); rooiwortel, geelkopieva (Afr.); incelwane (isiXhosa), ibhucu (isiZulu)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... releasing small blackish flattened wind dispersed seed. Bulbine latifolia is widely distributed in the south-eastern ... the Afrikaans common name rooiwortel (meaning red root). Bulbine latifolia is pollinated by insects. The ascending ... and trampling as the plants regenerate easily from seed. Bulbine Bulbine latifolia is a rapidly growing pioneer plant ...

15 / 08 / 2005 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bulbine frutescens

Bulbine frutescens. Photo: G Nichols
Common names: stalked bulbine, snake flower, cat's tail, burn jelly plant (Eng.); balsem kopieva, geelkatstert (Afr.)
Family: Asphodelaceae

... pers.comm.). The plants are very variable in leaf length. Bulbine frutescens occurs widespread throughout parts of ... Eastern Cape. The brightly coloured flowers attract bees. Bulbine Bulbine frutescens is often used in landscaping where a ...

22 / 03 / 2004 | Shireen Harris | Free State NBG
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