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Albuca longipes
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Distribution: Africa: South Africa: Western Cape: Northern Cape: Eastern cape:


According to Manning et al. (Color Encyclopedia of Cape Bulbs) Albuca longipes occurs from the Richtersveld soutwards to the Western Karoo and Cape Peninsula and easterwards to Willowmore.

The bulbs are semi-evergreen (depending on rain) with two to six channeled leaves not clasping below. The flowers are often corymbose in the wild but the peduncle and pedicels tend to elongate in the greenhouse.

The plants flower September to November, but can flower again around February.




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Albuca longipes. Old seedpods on a plant near Volmoed. A plant starting to flower in spring east of Albertinia. Flower stalk tend to elongate in the greenhouse. Plants from around Albertinia flowering again in February.



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