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Hypocalyptus sophoroides

Common names: red keur (Eng.); rooikeur (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

... December). After pollination long oblong seed pods form. Hypocalyptus sophoroides is a fynbos species growing on rocky ... and turn brown as they no longer need to attract insects. Hypocalyptus Propagate by seed in autumn, as cuttings do not ... planting that will provide support. In the garden Hypocalyptus sophoroides combines well with soft-textured ...

10 / 12 / 2012 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Hypocalyptus coluteoides

Hypocalyptus coluteoides flower head
Common names: balloon-pod red-keur (Eng.); rooikeur, rooikeurtjie (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

... mm long (including the stalk) contain blackish seeds. Hypocalyptus coluteoides grows on sandstone slopes between ... by insects. The plants are associated with damp habitats. Hypocalyptus With its rich pink colouring this plant will ... treat with a suitable insecticide. The generic name Hypocalyptus is made up from two Greek words: hypo, the word ...

28 / 05 / 2012 | Jane Forrester | Harold Porter NBG
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