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Lachenalia reflexa

Lachenalia reflexa
Common names: yellow soldier
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... of Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.   Lachenalia reflexa is a small, indigenous, deciduous, bulbous plant, with 1 ... channelled in cross section. Unlike most species in the Lachenalia genus, L. reflexa produces bright yellow, urn-shaped flowers ...

17 / 06 / 2019 | Mpho Mathalauga | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Lachenalia pygmaea

PLant in flower
Common names: none recorded; suggested name: pygmy hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... distinctive grooves on the upper surface. Unlike certain Lachenalia species, L. pygmaea does not possess any bumps or pustules ... flowering to release small matte black seeds. Lachenalia pygmaea exists as two distinct and disjunct populations with an ...

23 / 06 / 2014 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Lachenalia alba

Flower spike
Common names: white lachenalia (Eng.), witviooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... Garden December 2013     Lachenalia alba is a geophyte of 100-300 mm with two spear-shaped leaves. ... On the Bokkeveld Plateau, Lachenalia alba grows in heavy clay soils in Renosterveld. Lachenalia alba has open cup-shaped flowers and is mostly visited by bees. ...

23 / 12 / 2013 | Eugene Marinus | Hantam NBG
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Lachenalia fistulosa

Plant in flower
Common names: Cape hyacinth; viooltije (Afr.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... and one or two strap-like lanceolate leaves 45-120mm long. Lachenalia fistulosa does not have any bumps or pustules on the upper surface of the leaf as do some Lachenalia species. The leaves are leathery and usually bright green, ...

05 / 08 / 2013 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Lachenalia neilii

Close up of flower
Common names: kleuterviooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... Botanical Garden October 2012   Lachenalia neilii is a geophyte of 100-300 mm. It has two spear-shaped ... flower between September and October. Lachenalia neilii is restricted to the heavy dolerite clay flats in the ...

15 / 10 / 2012 | Eugene Marinus | Hantam NBG
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Lachenalia lutea

Lachenalia lutea
Common names: common dwarf yellow viooltjie
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... lanceolate leaves 90-140 mm long. Unlike certain Lachenalia species, L. lutea does not possess any bumps or pustules on ... L. marginata and L. arbuthnotiae . The genus Lachenalia is generally restricted to the winter-rainfall parts of South ...

26 / 12 / 2011 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Lachenalia pustulata

Lachenalia pustulata multicoloured form from Blaauwberg Hill
Common names: common viooltjie
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... leaves growing up to 150 mm long. Unlike certain Lachenalia species which sometimes have dark blotches on the leaves, those ... with older flowers fading to dull brown. Lachenalia pallida and L. unicolor are very closely related species, and ...

12 / 09 / 2011 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Lachenalia orchioides

Lachenalia orchioides var.orchioides - yellow form
Common names: (L. orchioides var. orchioides): wild hyacinth (Eng.), groenviooltjie (Afr.); (L. orchioides var. glaucina (Jacq.) W.F.Barker): blue wild hyacinth (E
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden July 2011 Lachenalia orchioides consists of a single white fleshy bulb about 10-20 mm ... bumps or pustules which are quite common in certain other Lachenalia species. The leaves start to emerge a few weeks after the first ...

11 / 07 / 2011 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Lachenalia valeriae

Lachenalia valeriae plants
Common names: viooltjie (Afrikaans)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... Pretoria November 2009     Lachenalia valeriae is a winter-growing, perennial geophyte up to 350 mm ... and the seeds are shiny and black. Lachenalia valeriae is endemic to the Northern Cape and is only found in ...

02 / 11 / 2009 | Hester Steyn | Pretoria NBG
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Lachenalia orthopetala

Inflorescence
Common names: straight-petal lachenalia, Cape hyacinth (Eng.); viooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... National Botanical Garden June 2009 Lachenalia orthopetala consists of a single fleshy bulb about the size of a ... to die back. This species is closely related to Lachenalia contaminata which occupies the same habitat and has a very ...

29 / 06 / 2009 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Lachenalia framesii

Lachenalia framesii plants
Common names: viooltjie (Afrikaans)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... National Herbarium April 2009   Lachenalia framesii is a small, perennial geophyte, up to 150 mm high, which ... usually flower between July and August. Lachenalia framesii is endemic to the Northern and Western Cape and is only ...

20 / 04 / 2009 | Hester Steyn | Pretoria NBG
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Lachenalia sargeantii

Flowering after fire
Common names: none
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... National Botanical Garden October 2007 Lachenalia sargeantii is a deciduous, winter-growing geophyte (a plant with a ... seed coat with a cobblestone-like surface texture. Lachenalia sargeantii is restricted to mountainsides in the southern Cape ...

29 / 10 / 2007 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Lachenalia bulbifera

Lachenalia bulbifera
Common names: red lachenalia (Eng.); rooinaeltjie (Afr.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... National Botanical Garden August 2006 Lachenalia bulbifera  is a deciduous, winter-growing geophyte up to 0.3 m ... western and southern coastal parts of the Western Cape, Lachenalia bulbifera usually grows in large colonies and is found on deep ...

31 / 07 / 2006 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Lachenalia liliflora

Close- up of flowers
Common names: Cape hyacinth (Eng.); viooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden October 2003 Lachenalia liliflora consists of a single fleshy bulb about the size of a ... appearing as the leaves are dying back. Lachenalia species are generally restricted to the winter-rainfall parts of ...

20 / 10 / 2003 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Lachenalia viridiflora

Lachenalia viridiflora
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... National Botanical Garden June 2003   Lachenalia viridiflora is a winter-growing, dwarf, bulbous geophyte with a ... period from October to late March. Lachenalia Although L. viridiflora is one of the rarest members of this ...

09 / 06 / 2003 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Lachenalia corymbosa

Lachenalia corymbosa
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... National Botanical Garden March 2003 Lachenalia corymbosa  is a strongly scented, autumn- and early ... containers and window boxes in sunny positions. Lachenalia corymbosa  is restricted to the winter rainfall region of the ... can then be further dispersed by raindrops and wind. Lachenalia The truly dwarf nature of L. corymbosa makes it exclusively ...

14 / 04 / 2003 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Lachenalia mathewsii

Pot of Lachenalia mathewsii
Common names: none on record
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... is a capsule containing small, hard, shiny black seeds. Lachenalia Lachenalia mathewsii is not only one of the easiest lachenalias to grow, it ...

24 / 09 / 2001 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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