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Bulbine favosa

   (Family: Asphodelaceae)
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 0.2 - 0.5m
Rarity Status:
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily)
Biome: Fynbos
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
Flower shape
Flower type
  Flower scent EDIT
  Flower info
  A loose raceme of yellow flowers.
Leaf shape EDIT
  Leaf info EDIT
  A few succulent of fleshy thread-like leaves.
  Seed info EDIT
  Fruits are globular and carried upright.
Description EDIT
Slender perennial, 15-50cm, with tuber.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Sandy and limestone flats and slopes in the southwestern Cape.
History EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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  • John Manning,(2008),Field guide to Fynbos,Struik  


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