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Gelasine elongata

Botanical Name: Gelasine elongata (added by D. Kramb, 03-JUL-06)


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Classification:

Irid (D. Kramb, 03-JUL-06)


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Chromosome Count:

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General Description:

At first glance the flowers resemble a tulip rather than an iris. The flowers are smallish, and short-lived, lasting just a few hours. (D. Kramb, 04-SEP-06)


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Native Range:

South america (D. Kramb, 04-SEP-06)


Status in the Wild:

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Commercial Availability:

Specialty nurseries, and seed exchanges (D. Kramb, 04-SEP-06)


Sources Cited:

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Additional Comments:

Nearly all the flowers on my plants produced a seed pod. I never noticed what was pollinating them, but presumably bees. (D. Kramb, 04-SEP-06)

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