F.R.R. Schlechter & Kurt Krause, 1921
Province, South Africa
Medium - Maximum
in a Boat
Might be: Colchicum capense, John Charles
Manning & Annika Vinnersten, 2007.
Androcymbium fenestratum Schltr. & Krause, 1921.
This member of the
Colchicaceae family was described by Friedrich Richard
Rudolf Schlechter & Kurt Krause in 1921. After this page
was made, it has been changed into Colchicum capense by
John Charles Manning & Annika Vinnersten in 2007. It
is found in Namaqualand and southwards to Piketberg in South Africa, growing in
sand or an other well drained soil with
some to lots of water and lots of sun. The bulbs will grow to 2,5 centimetres
in diameter, the whole plant up to 12 centimetres height. The
flowers are white.
genera name from Greek. andro; 'male / stamen' and kymbium;
'cup' / saucer'. The petal limbs enfold the stamens. The species
name 'small hairs along the edges'.