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Lachenalia handbook

G. D. Duncan

Lachenalia handbook

a guide to the genus, with introductory notes on history, identification and cultivation, with descriptions of the species and colour illustrations

by G. D. Duncan

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Published by National Botanic Gardens in Kirstenbosch, South Africa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lachenalia

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGraham Duncan
    SeriesAnnals of Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens -- v. 17, Annals of Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens -- v. 17
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16664775M
    ISBN 100620119535

    Lachenalia mathewsii is an endangered plant and was considered extinct from until , when it was rediscovered. The genus Lachenalia is endemic to southern Africa and is the largest genus in the Hyacinth family (Hyacinthaceae). Unfortunately, most of the natural habitat has been converted to agricultural use and, as a result, it grows naturally in only one area. G. Duncan () The Lachenalia Handbook. Annals of Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens D. Goode () Cycads of Africa. Struik. J.J.A. van der Walt & P.J. Vorster () Pelargoniums of Southern Africa, Vol. 3. National Botanical Institute. G.E. Gibbs-Russell et al. () Grasses of Southern Africa. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South.

    Lachenalias of Southern Africa has members. A group for sharing your favourite Lachenalia pictures. The genus Lachenalia is the largest genus in a fine array of bulbous plants occurring in the winter-rainfall region of southern Africa. This monograph is a considerably enlarged and improved version of Duncan's earlier ‘The Lachenalia Handbook’ of which covered 88 species in 71 pages.

    Lachenalia aloides var. anzyliae If you grow Lachenalia, most likely you grow one of the new Lacehalia aloides clan. This species is by far the most common of Lachenalia, oftne being the only species sold through mail order catalogs, which either feature the hybrid crosses known as teh African beauty series, or one of the subspecies of L. aloides such as L. aloides quadricolor. Full text of "Grow Bulbs" See other formats Graham D Duncan NATIONAL 3S O T A N I CAL INSTITUTE Acknowledgements This updated guide was originally published by the National Botanical Institute in as Growing South African Bulbous Plants, supported by the Indigenous Bulb Association of South Africa, and illustrated by Jeanette Loedolff and Catherine Handforth.


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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The Lachenalia handbook: a guide to the genus, with introductory notes on history, identification and cultivation, with descriptions of the species and colour illustrationsNational Botanic Gardens.

"A beautifully produced book No taxonomic monograph is ever the final word—new species will be discovered, and changes to nomenclature will occur. However, The Genus Lachenalia will no doubt stand as one of the significant milestones of South African botanical publishing for decades to come.

It will be a very welcome addition to the. Trove: Find and get Lachenalia handbook book resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and Lachenalia handbook book. to confusion regarding their taxonomy, but the book points out that most species are in fact distinct and easily identified.

Species with a similar (morphological) appearance are also not necessarily more closely related. In the Lachenalia Handbook, species were arranged by similar appearance (for ease of identification), and this.

Graham Duncan's earlier Lachenalia Handbook can reasonably said to have rekindled interest in the genus over the past 20 years: I have no doubt that this fine monograph will stimulate a much broader appetite to know and grow members of this surprisingly diverse genus.

The price of the book may well deter, but nowhere else will you find such a. The Lachenalia Handbook. Cape Town: National Botanic Gardens. This handbook was a great source of information for many years, but the author published a complete revision in upgrading varieties and subspecies to species levels and including some species in other species.

Since the standard work on the genus has been Graham Duncan's The Lachenalia Handbook, a slim book published by Kirstenbosch.

Although botanically useful, it is essentially a gardener's guide. Or was: it is now comprehensively rendered obsolete by Graham's magnificent new book The Genus Lachenalia, published last month by Kew Publishing.

Lachenalia leaves are leathery in feel and can be found in almost grass- or needle-like shapes (Lachenalia orthopetala), as well as broader, flattened and oval leafy forms (Lachenalia bulbifera). Many of the native Southern African species have mottled and spotted leaves, often in a.

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Lachenalia mathewsii is not only one of the easiest lachenalias to grow, it is also free-flowering, each inflorescence lasts for about 3 weeks and it multiplies g this lachenalia in a container is the most rewarding and practical way to cultivate it.

It makes an excellent pot subject, and is best in at least 20 to 25 cm diameter pots, or in larger tubs or window boxes, where it. Lachenalia is a genus of bulbous perennials in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae, which are usually found in Namibia and South of these plants have a dormancy period, and the new roots of these plants will always grow every year.

Lachenalia is named after the Swiss botanist Werner de Lachenal (). Species are sometimes known as "Cape cowslip" though they are.

Books. Duncan, Graham (). The Lachenalia handbook: a guide to the genus, with introductory notes on history, identification and cultivation, with descriptions of the species and colour illustrations.

Annals of Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens, vol. Kirstenbosch, South Africa.: National Botanic Gardens of South Africa. ISBN The genus Lachenalia was named after Werner de Lachenal, a professor from Basel, Switzerland. The specific name neilii refers to Mr Neil Macgregor, the previous owner of Glen Lyon Farm, now the Hantam National Botanical Garden in Nieuwoudtville.

This was done to recognize his contribution to nature conservation in the area. The first specimen of the species was collected as far back as Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Lachenalia Handbook: v.

17 at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. Several outstanding monographs focused on particular groups of plants, such as M B Bayer’s The New Haworthia Handbook, J E Burrows’ Southern African Ferns and Fern Allies, G D Duncan’s The Lachenalia Handbook, Restios of the Fynbos by Haaksma et al, Anita Fabian’s Succulents of the Transvaal, Tony Rebelo’s A field guide to the Proteas.

In the Lachenalia Handbook, species were arranged by similar appearance (for ease of identification), and this has been interpreted by other scientists as indicating genetic relatedness. My Address Book: My Favorites: Distribution Policy: Disclaimer: GRIN-Global Help: About GRIN-Global: Choose language The Lachenalia handbook.

Ann. Kirstenbosch Bot. Gard. Kubitzki, K., ed. The families and genera of vascular plants. Manning, J. et al. A revised generic synopsis of Hyacinthaceae in sub-Saharan Africa.

Duncan, G. D. () The Lachenalia Handbook. Annals of Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens vol. National Botanic Gardens, Cape Town. Duncan, G. () The Genus Lachenalia. Kew Publishing, London.

A thick and very comprehensive book with quite a few name changes. Duncan, D. () Grow Nerines, Kirstenbosch Gardening Series. National Botanical.Get this from a library! The Lachenalia handbook: a guide to the genus, with introductory notes on history, identification and cultivation, with descriptions of.

The genus Lachenalia J.F. Jacq ex Murray is endemic to South Africa and alia is exceptionally variable in appearance and in chromosome numbers.

The morphology, geographical distribution and chromosome number variations of 21 accessions of L. bulbifera (Cyrillo) Engl. have been studied. This species has a basic chromosome number of x = 7 .