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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 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 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 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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Ledebouria marginata

Ledebouria marginata. Verloren Valei.
Common names: tough-leaved African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... species is not easily confused with any other species of Ledebouria in the region, due to the erect and highly fibrous leaves, which ... and roundish. S. Venter (1993) suggested that seeds of Ledebouria may be distributed by waterwash, which is likely after heavy ...

23 / 01 / 2017 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria minima

Ledebouria minima
Common names: dwarf African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... S. Venter (1993), suggested that the small, black seeds of Ledebouria minima may be distributed by water wash, which is likely after ... across the areas where the species occurs. Ledebouria The dwarf African hyacinth is easily cultivated in the garden ...

28 / 11 / 2016 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria crispa

Ledebouria crispa (John N. Trager, Huntington Botanical Garden)
Common names: Limpopo African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... is small and roundish and it is suggested in one text that Ledebouria seed are dispersed by water wash, which is likely after heavy ... are frequent in the areas where the species occurs. Ledebouria Ledebouria crispa is easily cultivated in an organic, ...

06 / 06 / 2016 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria lepida

Ledebouria lepida
Common names: Waterberg African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... a few locations in the Waterberg Mountain range. Ledebouria lepida occurs in open sandy patches, often overlying shallow ... frequent in many of the areas where the species occurs. Ledebouria Ledebouria lepida is best cultivated in a clean, fine, ...

09 / 05 / 2016 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria ovatifolia subsp. ovatifolia

Ledebouria ovatifolia, Weza Ngele
Common names: flat-leaved African hyacinth (Eng.); icubudwana (isiZulu); untanganazibomvu (isiXhosa)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... dry papery sheaths so often present in other species of Ledebouria instead the live bulb scales are truncated on the bulb and not ... flower spikes are produced in spring and summer, like many Ledebouria they do not stand erect, but rather lay out along the ground as if ...

18 / 04 / 2016 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria petiolata

Ledebouria petiolata
Common names: leopard lily, little white soldiers, small snake lily (Eng.), injobo, ucibicibane (isiZulu)
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... National Botanical Garden November 2015 Ledebouria petiolata is a robust bulbous plant that reaches heights of ... and throughout summer ( until March). Ledebouria petiolata is widespread in eastern South Africa, it occurs in ...

02 / 11 / 2015 | Jermaine Christoffels | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Ledebouria zebrina

Ledebouria zebrina
Common names: giant false scilla; giant African hyacinth
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... Completely unmarked populations are also known. Ledebouria zebrina is a widespread species over the northern provinces of ... eumela ) as a larval food plant.   Ledebouria This species, along with other  ledebourias , is easily grown ...

25 / 11 / 2013 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Ledebouria genus

Ledebouria cooperi
Common names: ledebouria; common squill
Family: Hyacinthaceae

... National Botanical Garden July 2011 The genus Ledebouria is a group of bulbous plants with variously spotted, textured and ... niches which they occupy. Examples of these include: Ledebouria viscosa which has sticky leaves, causing sand grains to adhere to ...

11 / 07 / 2011 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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