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Family: HAEMODORACEAE 

 Wachendorfia thyrsiflora
 
  
Author:  Carl Linnaeus 1759
Family:  Haemodoraceae
Habitat:  Western Cape + Eastern Cape, South Africa
Soil:  Rich - Mix
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  6 centimetres
Height:  75 (250) centimetres
Flower:  Golden-Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Rhizomes
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Haemodoraceae family was given this name by Carl Linnaeus in 1759. It is found marshes and along streams in South Africa, growing in a rich soil with lots water and lots of sun. The rhizomes can grow to six centimetres in diameter, the leaves up to one meter and the inflorescent with the golden yellow flowers up to two and a half meter.