Another Tulbaghia: T. violacea from California

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Gurcharan Singh

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.

Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
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Dr Pankaj Kumar

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

On Sep 21, 12:21 am, Gurcharan Singh <> wrote:
> *Tulbaghia violacea* Harv., Bot. Mag. 64: t. 3555 1837.
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Balkar Arya

Sep 21, 2011, 7:34:46 AM9/21/11
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Interesting!!! New for me 

Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat

Madhuri Raut

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

Ushadi micromini

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

looks nice all summer...

Thanks for sharing...
usha di


On Sep 21, 5:58 pm, Madhuri Raut <> wrote:
> beautiful Sirji. Esp the 2nd pic looks like a fountain of flowers
> Regards
> Bhagyashri
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 5:04 PM, Balkar Arya <> wrote:
> > Interesting!!! New for me
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