Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
ensifolia
NOTES

A short-stemmed bulbous geophyte to 5 cm with 2 spreading or prostrate, lanceolate or ovate leaves. The flower stems are initially very short but they elongate later.


AUTHORITY
(Thunb.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Flowers corymbose and clustered between the leaves. The perianth tube is longer than the tepals and the anthers are exserted
Colour: White
Common Name
Cape hyacinth
Habitat
NOTES: Thus far only recorded from the river bank on the sea side of the Kromme
HABITAT NAME: Riverside
Uses
None known
None
Months
April
May
June
Synonyms for Species
Polyxena pygmaea
Polyxena odorata
Polyxena ensifolia
Agapanthus ensifolia
Massonia ensifolia



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