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 Post subject: Plant: Froetang, Knikker (Romulea hirsuta)
Unread postPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2009 9:46 pm 
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Can anyone help me with ID for these flowers, all from the West Coast area on 29 September 2007:

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Thanks for any help with these!

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 Post subject: Re: Plant ID needed
Unread postPosted: Sat Jan 31, 2009 12:39 am 
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I don't think that is a Sparaxis, which has rounded petals and sharper markings, thus:

Sparaxis tricolor:
http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/f ... or_msi.jpg

I think it's a Romulea, and as I'm not sure of the area, I can't really say which, in fact you can't from a photo. A rough guess might be Romulea hirsuta which is common in the cape.
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 Post subject: Re: Plant ID needed
Unread postPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:08 am 
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#2 - Arks i agree with Neil C on this being Romulea hirsuta :wink:

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