Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Tulbaghia
Family: Alliaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
violacea
NOTES

A bulbous aromatic plant 20-35 cm tall with linear leaves.


AUTHORITY
(Harv.)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The flowers are sweetly scented and borne 6-9 in an umbel. The corona has 3 free lobes
Colour: Purple
Common Name
Wild garlic
Wildeknoflok
Habitat
NOTES: Only found in low growing vegetation
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Sexual treatments
Roots and leaves are used as an emetic for sexual problems
Gastro-intestinal treatments
Roots and leaves are used as an enema to treat gastro-intestinal complaints
Pain treatments
Leaves are rubbed on the head to treat sinus headaches
Charms
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic principles
Food
Flowers and leaves are cooked as spinach
Respiratory treatments
Used for asthma and tuberculosis
Cough treatments
Tea made from roots or leaves is used for coughs and colds
Months
March
April
September
October
Synonyms for Species
Omentaria cepacea
Tulbaghia cepacea



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