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Ledebouria pusilla

Ledebouria pusilla
Common names: Swazi African hyacinth (Eng.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several species of Ledebouria and large ungulates have been observed to browse the leaves. The ... tiny, black and roundish with a wrinkled seed coat.  Ledebouria The Swazi African hyacinth is easily cultivated, because of ...

23 / 08 / 2021 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria caesiomontana

Ledebouria caesiomontana
Common names: Blouberg African hyacinth
Family: Asphodelaceae

... Ryan van Huyssteen is acknowledged for the image of Ledebouria caesiomontana growing in the Soutpansberg, all other images by the ... wrinkled and dark brown to almost black. Ledebouria caesiomontana occurs in moist forest and forest margins as well as ...

09 / 08 / 2021 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria inquinata

Ledebouria inquinata
Common names: wild African hyacinth (Eng.); bokhoe (Sesotho.); icubudwana (isiZulu.); inqwebebane, ubuhlungu (isiXhosa.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several Ledebouria , whereas large ungulates have been observed to browse the leaves. ... a shiny and wrinkled surface. Venter (1993) suggests that Ledebouria seeds may be distributed by water wash, which is likely after ...

17 / 05 / 2021 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria burkei subsp. burkei

Ledebouria burkei subsp. burkei
Common names: brown African hyacinth (Eng.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... confused with other members of the section Drimiopsis . Ledebouria burkei is characterized by the broad, oval leaves which are ... is no documented information on the specific ecology of Ledebouria burkei . Porcupines are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of ...

22 / 02 / 2021 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria ensifolia

Ledebouria ensifolia
Common names: Eastern Cape African hyacinth (Eng.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... Garden February 2021 Acknowledgments : images of Ledebouria ensifolia in habitat by Marion Maclean, Ismael Ebrahim and James ... little specific documented information on the ecology of Ledebouria ensifolia . Porcupines are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of ...

01 / 02 / 2021 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria atrobrunnea

Ledebouria atrobrunnea
Common names: dark brown African hyacinth (Eng.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... This species is most easily confused with Ledebouria leptophylla from which it differs by the erect, narrowly ... known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several species of Ledebouria and large ungulates have been observed to browse the leaves. The ...

21 / 12 / 2020 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria leptophylla

Ledebouria leptophylla
Common names: grass-leaved African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... This species is most easily confused with Ledebouria minima , from which it differs by the usually glaucous as opposed ... is no documented information on the specific ecology of Ledebouria leptophylla . Porcupines are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of ...

16 / 11 / 2020 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria loskopica

Ledebouria loskopica
Common names: Loskop African hyacinth (Eng.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... no documented information on the ecology specifically of Ledebouria loskopica . Porcupines are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several species of Ledebouria and large ungulates have been observed to browse the leaves. ...

02 / 11 / 2020 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria ovalifolia

Ledebouria ovalifolia (Photo Klaus Wehrlin)
Common names: fynbos African hyacinth (Eng.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... Garden October 2020 Acknowledgements: images of Ledebouria ovalifolia in habitat by Klaus Wehrlin, from his observation on ... This species is not easily confused with other species of Ledebouria except L. cooperii which is a very variable entity. L. ...

19 / 10 / 2020 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria hypoxidioides

Ledebouria hypoxidioides
Common names: Grahamstown African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... This species cannot be confused with any other species of Ledebouria , since the densely hairy leaves are diagnostic. ... There is no documented information on the ecology of Ledebouria hypoxidioides . Porcupines are known to dig out and eat the bulbs ...

10 / 08 / 2020 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria linioseta

Ledebouria linioseta
Common names: scented African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... solitary bees and other flying insects.  Ledebouria linioseta is recorded only from the Sekhukuniland area near the ... documented information specifically on the ecology of this Ledebouria species; porcupines are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of ...

18 / 05 / 2020 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria floribunda

Ledebouria floribunda
Common names: spotted African hyacinth (Eng.); isikholokotho (Zul.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... bearing small, pale yellow anthers at their tips. Ledebouria floribunda is recorded as preferring moist situations in ... documented information about the ecology of this and most Ledebouria species, porcupines are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of ...

19 / 08 / 2019 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria ovatifolia subsp. scabrida

Ledebouria ovatifolia subsp. scabrida
Common names: Mdumbeni River Valley African Hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several Ledebouria species. The bulbs of this species are known to be highly fibrous; ... small black and roundish. S. Venter (1993) suggested that Ledebouria seeds may be distributed by water wash, which is likely after ...

28 / 01 / 2019 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria socialis

Ledebouria socialis
Common names: silver African hyacinth, silver squill
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... There is little published about the specific ecology of Ledebouria socialis , however, the aboveground (epigeal) bulbs may be in ... are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several Ledebouria species. The seed is small, black and roundish, S. Venter (1993) ...

21 / 01 / 2019 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria rupestris

Ledebouria rupestris
Common names: Mac-Mac African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... habitat niche. This close resemblance may afford the Ledebouria rupestris some degree of camouflage from predation by herbivores. ... are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several Ledebouria species. The flowers are brightly coloured, open and cup-shaped ...

14 / 01 / 2019 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria revoluta

Ledebouria revoluta
Common names: common African hyacinth (Eng.); bokhoe (Sso.); icubudwana (Zul.); inqwebebane, ubuhlungu (Xho.)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... bearing small, pale yellow anthers at their tips. Ledebouria revoluta is recorded as being the most widely distributed species ... known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several species of Ledebouria and large ungulates have been observed to browse the leaves. ...

31 / 12 / 2018 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria galpinii

Ledebouria galpinii
Common names: Kaapsche-Hoop African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several Ledebouria species. The prolific production of seed and ease of germination, ... Venter (1993) suggests that the small, black and roundish, Ledebouria seeds may be distributed by water wash, which is likely after ...

26 / 11 / 2018 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria apertiflora

Ledebouria apertiflora
Common names: desert African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... it to survive the harsh desert-like conditions. Ledebouria Ledebouria apertiflora is not difficult to maintain in cultivation, although ...

22 / 10 / 2018 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria viscosa

Ledebouria viscosa (Connal Oosterbroek)
Common names: sticky-leaf African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several Ledebouria species. The well-developed basal stem of the sticky-leaf African ... small, black and roundish. S. Venter (1993) suggested that Ledebouria seeds may be distributed by water wash, which is likely after ...

20 / 08 / 2018 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria cooperi

Ledebouria cooperi
Common names: Cooper’s African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... to release dark brown, glossy and wrinkled seeds. Ledebouria cooperi is a very common and widespread species. It is distributed ... months, when fire is most likely to occur. Ledebouria Ledebouria cooperi is very easy to maintain in cultivation. ...

09 / 07 / 2018 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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