Massonia violacea Andrews


Family: Asparagaceae

Genus: Massonia

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 1: 46 in 1799. ...they are natives of the Cape of Good Hope, or, at least, grow within that point of Africa generally so called, but at some distance from the Cape town, near a mountain (according to Thunberg) of the name of Bocklands Berg.

Synonym of Lachenalia ensifolia (Thunb.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt.


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