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Chlorophytum triflorum

   (Family: Anthericaceae)
Afrikaans: Graslelie English: Grass lily  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 1m
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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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
Flower type
  Flower info
  White flowers in unbranched racemes on pedicels that are jointed near the middle.
  Leaf info EDIT
  Narrow and channelled, often minutely fringed on the margins.
  Seed info EDIT
  Fruits are smooth.
Description EDIT
Rhizomatous perennial to 1m, with hard, dark and tapering roots.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Sandy slopes and flats along the West Coast.
History EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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  • John Manning,(2008),Field guide to Fynbos,Struik  


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