Near Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden

Roy Herold rrherold@gmail.com
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:33:42 PDT
iNaturalist says it's Arctopus echinatus, or Bear's-Foot.

More info at

http://pza.sanbi.org/arctopus-echinatus/

--Roy
NW of Boston, miserably hot and humid

On 7/21/2019 9:26 AM, Linda Press Wulf wrote:
> Lucky enough to be visiting Cape Town this month, I saw clumps and singles of this (bulb?) growing wild, very near Kirstenbosch.  Any help with plant ID?
>
> They were in a boggy area (likely an underground stream) under pine trees.  You can see three different stages of flowering and non-flowering, and the last photo shows spreading growth under these moist winter conditions.  Rainfall has returned to the Cape.
>

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