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Ledebouria lachenalioides

Ledebouria lachenalioides, in flower. ANDREW HANKEY
Common names: pink African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... not possess a tunic, which is commonly seen in the section Ledebouria , bulbs are naked with the bulb scales truncated. ... tepals only open apically creating a bell-shaped flower. Ledebouria lachenalioides occurs at high altitudes in the ... is very little known about the ecology of the species. Ledebouria This species is difficult to maintain in ...

27 / 06 / 2022 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria megaphylla

Ledebouria megaphylla
Common names: Sekhukune African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... tepals only open apically creating a bell-shaped flower. Ledebouria megaphylla is currently only known from the ... is very little known about the ecology of the species. Ledebouria This species is exceedingly rewarding and ... validated the name. The genus Resnova was transferred to Ledebouria by J.C. Manning & Goldblatt, where the former ...

18 / 04 / 2022 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria comptonii

Ledebouria comptonii
Common names: Compton’s African Hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... are released by the bursting and shriveling seed capsule. Ledebouria Ledebouria comptonii is exceedingly rewarding and easy to ... should be implemented in the form of a systemic fungicide. Ledebouria comptonii was first collected in 1984 and ...

15 / 11 / 2021 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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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 ... is tiny, black and roundish with a wrinkled seed coat.  Ledebouria The Swazi African hyacinth is easily cultivated, ... ant populations in the area where the plants are grown. Ledebouria pusilla is easily propagated from fresh seed (seed ...

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 ... seeds are tiny, wrinkled and dark brown to almost black. Ledebouria caesiomontana occurs in moist forest and forest ... spread by sheet water wash after thunderstorms and rain. Ledebouria Although this species is exceedingly rare in ...

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 ... a shiny and wrinkled surface. Venter (1993) suggests that Ledebouria seeds may be distributed by water wash, which is ... may assist with camouflaging the plants against herbivory. Ledebouria There are several very attractive leaf forms of ...

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 ... is no documented information on the specific ecology of Ledebouria burkei . Porcupines are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several species of Ledebouria including L. burkei and large ungulates have been ...

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

... Botanical Garden February 2021 Acknowledgments : images of Ledebouria ensifolia in habitat by Marion Maclean, Ismael ... little specific documented information on the ecology of Ledebouria ensifolia . Porcupines are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several species of Ledebouria and large ungulates have been observed to browse ...

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

... brown seeds. This species is most easily confused with Ledebouria leptophylla from which it differs by the erect, ... known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several species of Ledebouria and large ungulates have been observed to browse ... being deciduous and the bulbs being protected underground. Ledebouria atrobrunnea possesses typical Ledebouria- type ...

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

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

... brown seeds.  This species is most easily confused with Ledebouria minima , from which it differs by the usually ... is no documented information on the specific ecology of Ledebouria leptophylla . Porcupines are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several species of Ledebouria and large ungulates have been observed to browse ...

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 ... with a wrinkled surface. Venter (1993) suggests that Ledebouria seeds may be distributed by water wash, which is ...

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

... Botanical Garden October 2020 Acknowledgements: images of Ledebouria ovalifolia in habitat by Klaus Wehrlin, from his ... This species is not easily confused with other species of Ledebouria except L. cooperii which is a very variable ... it unlikely to be confused with most other species of Ledebouria , which do not occur in the southern Cape. The ...

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 of several species of Ledebouria and large ungulates have been observed to browse ...

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

Ledebouria linioseta
Common names: scented African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... visited by small solitary bees and other flying insects.  Ledebouria linioseta is recorded only from the Sekhukuniland ... documented information specifically on the ecology of this Ledebouria species; porcupines are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several species of Ledebouria and large ungulates have been observed to browse ...

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

... tepals, bearing small, pale yellow anthers at their tips. Ledebouria floribunda is recorded as preferring moist ... documented information about the ecology of this and most Ledebouria species, porcupines are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several species of Ledebouria and large ungulates have been observed to browse ...

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 ... small black and roundish. S. Venter (1993) suggested that Ledebouria seeds may be distributed by water wash, which is ... the climate of the area, where the species occurs. Ledebouria The Mdumbeni River Valley African Hyacinth is ...

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

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 ... are known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several Ledebouria species. The flowers are brightly coloured, open ... small, black and roundish. S. Venter (1993) suggested that Ledebouria seeds may be distributed by water wash, which is ...

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

... tepals, bearing small, pale yellow anthers at their tips. Ledebouria revoluta is recorded as being the most widely ... known to dig out and eat the bulbs of several species of Ledebouria and large ungulates have been observed to browse ... small black and roundish. S. Venter (1993) suggests that Ledebouria seeds may be distributed by water wash, which is ...

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 ... Venter (1993) suggests that the small, black and roundish, Ledebouria seeds may be distributed by water wash, which is ... are frequent across the areas where this species occurs. Ledebouria Ledebouria galpinii is very easy to maintain in ...

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