Massonia echinata from seeds

Σπορά 10/2009 - s.: 10/2009
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Author:L.f.
Family:Hyacinthaceae.
Synonyms:Polyxena bakeri,Massonia longipes,Daubenya angustifolia,
Massonia lanceolata,Polyxena angustifolia,Massonia bolusiae,
Massonia angustifolia,Neobakeria angustifolia.
-The bulb of Massonia is edible and the nectar is sweet.
-Massonia:dedicated to British gardener Francis Masson (1741-1805) plant collector for Kew Gardens.
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Το γένος Massonia πήρε το όνομα του από τον Βρετανό συλλέκτη φυτών για τον βοτανικό κήπο του Kew Francis Masson (1741-1805).

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Massonia echinata 29.12.09

Uploaded: December 29, 2009
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