Drimia multisetosa (Baker) Jessop

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Drimia multisetosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mukuvisi Woodland, S side of River

Drimia multisetosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mukuvisi Woodland, S side of River.

Drimia multisetosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mukuvisi Woodland, S side of River.

Drimia multisetosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mukuvisi Woodland, S side of River.

Drimia multisetosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mukuvisi Woodland, S side of River.

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Synonyms: Urginea multisetosa Baker
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb 30-60 cm tall, growing from bulb with a bristly fibrous crown. Leaves 2-4, broad and flat, slightly twisted at the apex, absent at flowering time. Flowers in a terminal raceme, pale pinkish-brown, darker on the outside of the tepals.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: multisetosa: with many bristles, referring to the bulb.
Habitat: Occurring in rocky grassland, usually appearing and flowering after fires.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1600 m
Flowering time:Aug - Sep
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Literature:

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 91. as Urginea multisetosa


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Drimia multisetosa
African Plant Database: Drimia multisetosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Drimia multisetosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Drimia multisetosa
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Drimia multisetosa
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Drimia multisetosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Drimia multisetosa
Plants of the World Online: Drimia multisetosa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Drimia multisetosa
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Wikipedia: Drimia multisetosa


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Drimia multisetosa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=114290, retrieved 18 October 2019

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