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Hesperantha coccinea

Botanical Name: Hesperantha coccinea (added by D. Kramb, 05-APR-14)

Botanical Synonyms:

Schizostylis coccinea (D. Kramb, 05-APR-14)


Irid (D. Kramb, 05-APR-14)

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General Description:

Water loving rhizomatous member of the Hesperantha genus (all other members are cormous), with bright red flowers. (D. Kramb, 05-APR-14)

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Preferred Habitat:

Grows along streambanks (D. Kramb, 05-APR-14)



Native Range:

South Africa (D. Kramb, 05-APR-14)

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