Caesia sabulosa Boatwr. & J.C.Manning
  • S. African J. Bot.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Caesia sabulosa Boatwr. & J.C.Manning. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000917335. Accessed on: 05 Aug 2020'

Morphology

Grass-like rhizomatous geophyte, up to 0.6 m tall, forming clumps. Leaves strap-shaped to linear, with flattened pseudopetiole. Flowers in a branched panicle, pale pink to blue, nodding, filaments scabrid and striped blue and white.

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    Rhizomatous geophyte, 20-40 cm, forming large clumps, with stiff, palisade-like roots. Leaves strap-shaped to linear, with flattened pseudopetiole. Flowers in erect racemes, blue, mauve or pink, nodding, open all day, filaments scabrid and striped yellow, blue and white. Capsules erect.

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    Habitat

    In deep sand in strandveld.

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    Deep acid and coastal sands.

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    Distribution

    NW of Kotzesrus and Bokkeveld Mountains to W Coast.

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    Namaqualand coast to Silverstroomstrand, Bokkeveld and Cedarberg.

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      Bibliography

    • 1 Manning, JC. 2013. Hemerocallidaceae. 69 - 69. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 2 Manning, JC; Goldblatt, P. 2012. Hemerocallidaceae. 97 - 98. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 3 S. African J. Bot.

     Information From

    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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