Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Wachendorfia
Family: Haemodoraceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
paniculata
NOTES

A rhizomatous geophyte to about 70 cm with narrow, hairy leaves which are pleated and fan out from the stem. The rhizome is reddish-orange.


AUTHORITY
Burm.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Pale yellow flowers in a lax panicle. Bracts thin, dry and membranous. The tepals have darker markings down the centre and there are 3 conspicuous stamens
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Butterfly lily
Rooikanol
Koffiepit
Habitat
NOTES: Particularly common after fire
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
August
September
October
November
Synonyms for Species
Wachendorfia brevifolia
Wachendorfia graminea
Wachendorfia graminifolia
Wachendorfia herbertii
Wachendorfia hirsute
Wachendorfia tenella



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