Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Agapanthus
Family: Agapanthaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
praecox
Sub Species
minimus
NOTES

Rhizomatous, evergreen geophyte 300-600 mm tall with arching, strap-shaped leaves. There are up to 10 leaves on each individual plant. The plants form clumps.


AUTHORITY
Willd.
Sub Author
(Lindl.) F.M.Leight
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Blue flowers broadly funnel-shaped and thin in texture borne in a dense round head
Colour: Blue
Common Name
Common agapanthus
Bloulelie
Gewone agapant
Agapanthus
Habitat
NOTES: Very common in the bush along the banks of the river
HABITAT NAME: Bush
NOTES: Found on the river banks especially up the Geelhout
HABITAT NAME: Riverside
Uses
Gynaecological treatments
Roots are used in gynaecological treatments and for other sexual complaints
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic principles
Charms
Rhizomes are worm by brides to assure an abundance of children, health and happiness
Months
December
January
February
Synonyms for Species
Agapanthus comptonii
Agapanthus longispathus
Agapanthus umbellatus



Displayed by Skeleton
With thanks to Web Designer Hut
Designed by David the Swarfer