Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Bulbine
Family: Asphodelaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
latifolia
NOTES

A perennial with a rosette of thick fleshy leaves 30-60 cm tall.


AUTHORITY
(L.f.) Schult. & Schult.f.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Yellow flowers in a dense, elongate raceme
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Bulbine
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the shade
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Venereal disease treatments
The bulbs are used as an enema to treat venereal diseases
Renal treatments
Tuber decoctions are used
Magical uses
Tubers are rubbed on the limbs of children who are late walking. Used as love charms and in purification rites
Skin treatments
Used for eczema
Gastro-intestinal treatments
Used for diarrhoea
Nervous treatments
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic principles
Rheumatism treatments
Taken for rheumatism and as a general blood purifier
Months
September
October
December
January
February
March
April
Synonyms for Species
Anthericum latifolium
Bulbine brunsvigiaefolia
Bulbine ensifolia
Bulbine natalensis
Bulbine transvaalensis



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