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Trachyandra falcata

   (Family: Asphodelaceae)
   
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 1m
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily),
Clay (fine texture, holds a lot of water)
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
 
White
Flower type
 
  Flower info
  White flowers in a stout, unbranched or sparsely branched raceme with a large, encircling bract at the branch.
 
 
Leaf type
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  Few, sickle-shaped, leathery leaves.
 
 
 
  Seed size Length: 12mm   
  Seed info EDIT
  Fruits are hairless and about 12mm long
 
 
Description EDIT
Erect perennial with thickened roots and few sickle-shaped, leathery leaves.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Sandy or clay flats and lower slopes from the southern Namibia to the southwestern Cape.
History EDIT
Uses EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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