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Family: HAEMODORACEAE 

 Wachendorfia paniculata
 
  
Author:  Carl Linnaeus 1759
Family:  Haemodoraceae
Habitat:  South Africa
Soil:  Sand-Max
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  5 centimetres
Height:  20-70 centimetres
Flower:  Pale Yellow- Bright Apricot
Reproduction:  Seeds/Rhizomes
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Wachendorfia tenella Thunb. Wachendorfia herbertii Sweet. Wachendorfia brevifolia Sol. ex Ker Gawl. Wachendorfia graminifolia L.f. Wachendorfia hirsuta Thunb. Wachendorfia graminea Thunb.
This member of the Haemodoraceae family was given this name by Carl Linnaeus in 1759. It is found in grass land of South Africa, growing in sand or another well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The rhizome will grow to five centimetres, the plant from 20-70 centimetres height. The flowers are pale yellow to bright apricot, sometimes with dark markings.

Named after  E. J. von Wachendorff, Dutch Professor of Botany.