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Species Information

Bulbine inflata Oberm.
(name current 2016)
(Bulbine sp.)


Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas

Red Data Book Information:
Status: LR lc Distribution: Manzini, Mbabane, Usuthu, Malolotja, Bulembu

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Bulbine sp. - Well distinguished by large size of fruits up to 9 mm diam. Densely tufted. Leaves very numerous, basal, slender, c 30 cm long; flowering axis stiffly erect, bearing great number of flowers in succession to end of season. Infertile flower-stalks curl backwards as in B. asphodeloides.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

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