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Family: HYACINTHACEAE 

 Massonia longipes
 

Photo by Marc Altenloh.

  
Author:  John Gilbert Baker (Year?)
Family:  Hyacinthaceae
Habitat:  South Africa
Soil:  Grit-Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  6 centimetres
Height:  3 (14) centimetres
Flower:  White-Pale Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
his member of the Hyacinthaceae family was described by John Gilbert Baker. It is found in Southern Africa, growing in grit or other well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The bulb will grow to six centimetres in diameter, the leaves won't raise to more than three centimetres from the ground, but can get up to 14 centimetres long. The flowers are white to pale pink and are mainly pollinated by rodents.