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Eucomis pallidiflora subsp. pole-evansii

Eucomis pallidiflora subsp. pole-evansii
Common names: giant pineapple lily
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... National Botanical Garden March 2019   Eucomis pallidiflora subsp . pole-evansii grows in summer and naturally ... fruits that enclose black seeds. As with other species of Eucomis , it also continues to make a show after flowering, with its unripe ...

25 / 03 / 2019 | Dineo Dibakwane | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Eucomis comosa

Eucomis comosa var. comosa flowers. (Neil Crouch)
Common names: slender pineapple flower (Eng.); krulkoppie, pynappellelie (Afr.); ubuhlungu-becanti (Zul. and Xho.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... Grieve for allowing the use of their images. Eucomis comosa is a deciduous, summer-growing bulb, that grows up to 1.2 m ... margins and the ones in shaded areas will not. Unlike Eucomis comosa var . comosa , it has purple stripes rather than spots on ...

29 / 10 / 2018 | Dineo Dibakwane | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Eucomis bicolor

Eucomis bicolor inflorescence
Common names: forest pineapple flower, variegated pineapple flower (Eng.); bontpynappelblom, bospynappellelie (Afr.); imbola, umbola (isiZulu); khampumpu-ya-thaba (
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... seeds are then dispersed by wind. In late autumn, most Eucomis bulbs that occur in cold regions, shed their above-ground parts and ... winter to survive the harsh cold conditions. Eucomis E. bicolor can be planted as pocket plants in rockeries in ...

07 / 07 / 2015 | Dineo Dibakwane | Millennium Seed Bank Partnership
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Eucomis humilis

Plant in flower (Nicki Brighton)
Common names: dwarf pineapple flower (Eng.); beskeie berglelie (Afr.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... Bulb Society for images.     Eucomis humilis is a deciduous bulb within the group of dwarf Eucomis species, growing up to only 400 mm. Leaves are keeled, purple ...

07 / 07 / 2014 | Sibahle Gumede | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Eucomis vandermerwei

Eucomis vandermerwei
Common names: spotted-leaf eucomis
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... in summer, from December to February. Eucomis vandermerwei occurs from Middelburg to Dullstroom and the ... frost in late autumn and winter, and dry winters. Eucomis vandermerwei is the only eucomis with cryptic leaf colouration. The ...

30 / 04 / 2012 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Eucomis schijffii

Eucomis schijffii
Common names: miniature eucomis
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... on specialised storage organs) is one of the smallest Eucomis species, usually reaching up to 100 mm high, rarely up to 150 mm. It ... seeds have a reticulate (net-like) testa (outer coat). Eucomis schijffii flowers in summer, from December to February, with a peak ...

25 / 07 / 2011 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Eucomis autumnalis

Eucomis autumnalis
Common names: pineapple flower, pineapple lily (E), wildepynappel, krulkoppie (A), ubuhlungu becanti, isithithibala esimathunzi (X), umathunga, ukhokho, umakhandaka
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... Notten Kirstenbosch NBG January 2002   Eucomis autumnalis is a deciduous, summer growing bulb. The bulbs are large ... containing shiny black rounded seeds. Eucomis autumnalis is divided into three subspecies, most clearly ...

21 / 01 / 2002 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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