Dipcadi brevifolium (Thunb.) Fourc.
  • Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Dipcadi brevifolium (Thunb.) Fourc. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000765378. Accessed on: 04 Jul 2020'

Morphology

Bulbous geophyte, 200-400 mm tall. Leaves 2-4, sometimes dry at flowering, linear to filiform, straight or coiled. Flowers secund, green or brown, 12-20 mm long, nodding on pedicels ± 2 mm long, tepals fused for ± half their length, unequal, outer longer and recurved, inner erect. Capsules oblong in outline, ± 15 mm long, seeds discoid, ± 7 mm diam.

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    Bulbous geophyte, 20-40 cm. Leaves 2-4, sometimes dry at flowering, linear to filiform, straight or coiled. Flowers brown, green or cream-coloured.

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    Habitat

    Stony flats and slopes.

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    Stony flats or slopes.

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    Distribution

    Southern Namibia through western and central South Africa.

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    S Namibia to W Karoo to E Cape.

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      Bibliography

    • 1 Manning, JC; Goldblatt, P. 2013. Hyacinthaceae: Dipcadi. 76 - 76. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 2 Manning, JC; Goldblatt, P; Snijman, DA. 2012. Hyacinthaceae: Dipcadi Medik. 103 - 103. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 3 Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa

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    Asparagaceae
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    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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