Bulbine favosa

Bulbine favosa

Bulbine favosa

Scientific name

A slender perennial, 15-50cm, with a tuber and a few, thread-like leaves that are dry at flowering; bears a loose raceme of fragrant yellow flowers; the fruits are globular and carried upright.

Endemic to South Africa and part of the Aloe Family.

Bulbine Favosa is found on sandy and limestone flats and slopes in the southwestern Cape.

Additional information sourced from 'Field Guide to Fynbos' by John Manning. Struik Nature, Cape Town, 2007.

References and further reading

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Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.


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Bulbine favosa is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld

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