Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Dipcadi
Family: Hyacinthaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
viride
NOTES

A bulbous geophyte to 120 cm with 1-4 long, linear leaves.


AUTHORITY
(L.) Moench
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The outer tepals have filiform appendages. The inner tepals taper towards the tip and have a distinct notch halfway up
Colour: Green
Common Name
Green dipcadi
Wild hyacinth
Brown bells
Curly curly
Gifbolletjie
Skaamblommetjie
Slymuintjie
Common snakeroot
Habitat
NOTES: Found in short vegetation and along the roads
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Food
The roots and leaves are said to be edible and are cooked as herbs
Venereal disease treatments
Unspecified use
Charms
Bulb infusions are used to protect against thunder
Months
September
October
November
December
January
February
Synonyms for Species
D. umbonatum
Dipcade elatum
Dipcade palustre



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