Plants photographed on Kyffhäuser
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Pseudogaltonia clavata (Mast.) E.Phillips


Pseudogaltonia clavata

Flowers



Family: Hyacinthaceae
Full name: Pseudogaltonia clavata (Mast.) E.Phillips
Location: Kyffhäuser (2416AD + 2416CB)
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Slangkop, Groenlelie, Suidwes slangkop, SWA slangkop
English common name(s): Cape hyacinth, Desert hyacinth
Synonym(s): Ornithogalum clavatum,
Galtonia clavata Mast.
Hyacinthus pechuelii Kuntze
Lindneria clavata (Mast.) Speta
Lindneria fibrillosa T.Durand & Lubbers
Pseudogaltonia pechuelii (Kuntze) Engl.
Pseudogaltonia subspicata Baker
Status: Native
Description: Stiff red-brown hairs at base.

It produces huge bulbs that look like coconuts. Flowers are white and funnel-shaped. (from Pacific Bulb Society website)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iNaturalist (Namibia / Alex Dreyer)
iNaturalist (Namibia)
iNaturalist (southern Africa)
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Photographer: LL Dreyer
Date of photograph: 02 Aug 2010
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: PowerShot G12
Lens aperture: f/4.0
Shutter speed: 1/640 s
ISO speed: 80
Content last updated: 01 Jun 2020


Note: The identification of some of the plants on this website is not 100% certain. Any comments will be highly appreciated. I would also be willing to supply higher resolution images upon request. Please contact me at the e-mail address given below.

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