Sparaxis bulbifera

Sparaxis bulbifera

Sparaxis bulbifera

Scientific name

A bulbous perennial with a modest 6 petalled white flower, purplish on the reverse, and narrow grey-green erect leaves.

Grows in sandy and clay soil flats. This plant if listed as 'least concern' because it is very tolerant to disturbance and found flowering en masse at disturbed sites.

References and further reading

Wikipedia page »

Seedbank Quantity
Tin Capsule Seedbank 45
Total 45
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Site Area Quantity
Site #67 Rondebosch 25
Site #68 Rondebosch 225
Site #69 Rondebosch 25
Site #70 Rondebosch 25
Site #71 Rondebosch 113
Site #72 Rondebosch 113
Total 526

Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

Suitable for wet sites

Sparaxis bulbifera is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Cape Flats Sand Fynbos

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