Entry for LACHENALIA trichophylla Baker [family HYACINTHACEAE]
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K)
Flora Capensis, page 253, (1897) Author: (By J. G. BAKER).
LACHENALIA trichophylla Baker [family HYACINTHACEAE], in Journ. Bot. 1874, 368
bulb small, globose; leaf solitary, ovate, 1 1/2 in. long, clasping the base of the stem, brownish, densely clothed with spreading bristles on the face and margin; peduncle slender, reddish, 1/2 ft. long; flowers about 20 in a moderately dense spike 2–3 in. long, all erecto-patent, many upper minute and sterile; bracts broad, amplexicaul; perianth cylindrical, 3/4 in. long, 1/6 in. diam., white or tinged with bright red; inner segments 1/8– 1/6 in. longer than the outer, spreading at the tip; stamens as long as the inner segments. null
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