Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Wurmbea
Family: Colchicaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
stricta
NOTES

A cormous geophyte 20-50 cm tall with subterete leaves which are triangular in section. The upper two leaves are borne just below the flower spike.


AUTHORITY
(Burm.f.) J.C.Manning & Vinn.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Pale pink flowers with darker pink markings towards the centre. Flowers sessile in elongate spikes
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Water phlox
Rysblommetjie
Dipidax
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in temporary vleis and wetlands during the wet winter spring months
HABITAT NAME: Vlei
Uses
None known
None
Months
June
July
August
September
October
Synonyms for Species
Anthericum bulbine
Dipidax rosea
Dipidax triquetra
Melanthium junceum
Melanthium triquetrum.
Onixotis triquetra
Pontederia stricta
Onixotis stricta



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