Rhadamanthopsis namibensis

J.E. Shields jshields@indy.net
Thu, 13 Sep 2007 07:13:44 PDT
At 09:29 AM 9/13/2007 -0400, Arnold wrote:
>Native to Cape Province to South Namibia.  In Hyacinthaceae.  Tepals mauve.

I'd guess that it is therefore winter-growing.  This is a new one to me.  I 
found Rhadamanthus demoted to part of Drimia, in "The Color Encyclopedia of 
Cape Bulbs" by Manning, Goldblatt, and Snijman, but I didn't find 
Rhadamanthopsis in the books I have handy.

Jim Shields
in central Indiana (USA)

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