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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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Ledebouria cremnophila

Ledebouria cremnophila growing in habitat. (Mervyn Lӧtter)
Common names: krantz African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... dark brown to blackish glossy and wrinkled seeds. Ledebouria cremnophila occurs in mixed broadleaf woodland where it is ... in cultivation. Venter (1993) suggests that seeds of Ledebouria are distributed by water wash. Ledebouria Ledebouria ...

02 / 04 / 2018 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria sandersonii

Ledebouria sandersonii
Common names: fairy African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... the shiny brownish black and wrinkled seeds. Ledebouria sandersonii is widespread across the eastern parts of South Africa ... in moist grassland and savanna. Flowers of Ledebouria sandersonii are open, cup-shaped and unscented, which suggests ...

12 / 02 / 2018 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria confusa

Ledebouria confusa, a handsome and attractive plant for full sun.
Common names: grey-leaved African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... in reducing water loss through the leaves. Ledebouria Ledebouria confusa is a relatively easy subject for cultivation and can ...

30 / 10 / 2017 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria glauca

Ledebouria glauca
Common names: blue African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... is very little documented information about the ecology of Ledebouria glauca . The structure of the flowers suggests that it may be ... the flowers in cultivation. Venter (1993) suggests that Ledebouria seed are distributed by water wash. Ledebouria ...

23 / 08 / 2017 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria papillata

Ledebouria papillata
Common names: Limpopo African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... and rounded, shiny, blackish seeds. Ledebouria papillata is usually found in warm, moist to dry woodland, where ... solitary bees have been observed visiting the flowers. Ledebouria Ledebouria papillata is not a difficult species to ...

08 / 08 / 2017 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria coriacea

Ledebouria coriacea, each plant produces several long inflorescences.
Common names: leather-leaved African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... the flowers in cultivation, most notably honey bees. Ledebouria Ledebouria coriacea is an easy species to maintain in cultivation. It prefers ...

10 / 07 / 2017 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria mokobulanensis

Ledebouria mokobulanensis
Common names: Mokobulan African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... the genus and are only recorded from one other species of Ledebouria viz. L. galpinii. A single, erect inflorescence ... is very small and roundish. Venter (1993) suggests that Ledebouria seeds are distributed by water wash. This species is adapted ...

31 / 03 / 2017 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria parvifolia

Ledebouria parvifolia
Common names: elusive African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... longitudinal rows of minute glassy hairs, which makes this Ledebouria quite unique. The leaves are mostly mid- to ... Very little is known about the ecology of Ledebouria parvifolia , since it has not been extensively studied in its ...

31 / 03 / 2017 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria remifolia

Ledebouria remifolia
Common names: butterspoon African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... from the frequent mist which bathe the mountain crests. This ledebouria is a component of sparsely wooded grassland on mountain tops. The ... visiting insects. The seed is very small compared to other Ledebouria species. Venter (1993) suggests that ledebouria seeds are ...

31 / 03 / 2017 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria asperifolia

Ledebouria asperifolia, Buffelskloof Nature Reserve, Mpumalanga.
Common names: rough-leaved African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... the shiny, black and wrinkled, seeds. Ledebouria asperifolia is widespread across the eastern parts of South Africa ... is small, black and roundish. Venter (1993) suggests that Ledebouria seeds are distributed by water wash, which is likely after heavy ...

06 / 03 / 2017 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria concolor

Ledebouria concolor
Common names: Karoo African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... from the Transkei region in the same province. Ledebouria concolor is a component of semi-arid vegetation types. It occurs ... probably pollinated by many different visiting insects. Ledebouria Ledebouria concolor is easy to maintain in cultivation. It ...

06 / 03 / 2017 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria luteola

Ledebouria luteola
Common names: highveld African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... types, which experience burning on a regular basis. Ledebouria luteola is able to survive the fire by going completely dormant ... before the onset of the following dry winter season. Ledebouria Ledebouria luteola can be easily cultivated in pots or in ...

20 / 02 / 2017 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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