Another Tulbaghia: T. violacea from California

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Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 20, 2011, 12:21:09 PM9/20/11
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Tulbaghia violacea Harv., Bot. Mag. 64: t. 3555 1837.

Common names: Society garlic, Pink Agapanthus

Plant from S. Africa locally used for a number of ailments. Perennial tuberous herb with linear leaves up to 30 cm long, channelled at base; flowers in umbels of up to 20 flowers, bright lilac, about 2 cm long, lobes lanceolate with darker midvein. fruit a capsule.

Commonly grown along roadsides in California.



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Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Sep 21, 2011, 1:34:34 AM9/21/11
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Nice... thanks for sharing.
Pankaj


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Balkar Arya

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Sep 21, 2011, 7:34:46 AM9/21/11
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Interesting!!! New for me 
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Dr Balkar Singh
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Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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Madhuri Raut

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Sep 21, 2011, 8:58:12 AM9/21/11
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beautiful Sirji. Esp the 2nd pic looks like a fountain of flowers
Regards
Bhagyashri

Ushadi micromini

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Sep 24, 2011, 3:00:33 AM9/24/11
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very common in southwest, street plantings near shopping malls,
office buildings etc....
plant and forget them till its time in the fall to remove the dead
plants....

looks nice all summer...

Thanks for sharing...
usha di
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On Sep 21, 5:58 pm, Madhuri Raut <itii...@gmail.com> wrote:
> beautiful Sirji. Esp the 2nd pic looks like a fountain of flowers
> Regards
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