Raphionacme velutina Schltr.


Raphionacme velutina

Image details:

Species id:145350
Image id:5
Image number:23879
Photographer: O Bourquin
Code 1 if image of a herbarium specimen:0
Herbarium in which image taken:
Code 1 if image not to be displayed:0
Image notes:Bushman scrape the bulb to clear an area from which the white flesh of the bulb is mashed out. The liquid is squeezed out in a clenched hand - the thumb is extended downward to direct the water into the drinkers mouth. It is said to be quite drinkable but very slightly bitter (Orty Bourquin 2015, pers. comm.)

Record details:

Record id:72432
Date: 15 Dec 2015
Recorder(s):O Bourquin
Determiner(s):O Bourquin
Confirmer(s):BT Wursten
Habitat: In Kalahari sandveld
Location: Modisa Wildlife Project,Grassland Game Farm, Ghanzi district.
Location code(s): 182
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Botswana
Quarter Degree Square: 2122C2
Grid reference:
FZ Division: SW
Altitude (metres): 1066
Latitude, Longitude: -21.687500, 22.317500
Location accuracy code: 4

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: individual images: Raphionacme velutina.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/image-display.php?species_id=145350&image_id=5, retrieved 21 May 2024

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