Lachenalia mathewsii

Lachenalia mathewsii

  • Lachenalia mathewsii
  • Lachenalia mathewsii
  • Lachenalia mathewsii
  • Lachenalia mathewsii
  • Flower name
    Lachenalia mathewsii
  • Scientific name
    Lachenalia mathewsii
  • Aliasラケナリア・マテウシー, Lachenalia mathewsii, ラケナリア, ラシュナリア, Lachenalia
  • Place of originSouth Africa, Cape
  • Place of floweringGarden, Greenhouse, Botanical Gardens, Potted flower, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, December
  • Language of flowersChange

What is Lachenalia mathewsii

Lachenalia mathewsii (scientific name: Lachenalia mathewsii) is native to South Africa, and it is a semi-cold resistant deciduous bulb plant of the genus Lachenalia of the family Asparagaceae. It grows naturally in the coastal area of the Cape province, and the plant height is as low as 30 cm or less. From winter to spring, take out two elongated spear-shaped leaves from the bulb, then the flower stem comes out from between the leaves, extend the spikes from the tip and add many florets. The flower has a fragrance, a bell shape with its tip broken, the flower color is yellow, the edge is white, and there are green spots at the tip of the petal. Leaves have no spots. The genus name "Lachenalia" is a contribution to Swiss botanist Bernard Lachenar.

Regarding plants native to South Africa, it is featured in many flowers in South Africa.

Common name: Lachenalia mathewsii, Scientific name: Lachenalia mathewsii, origin: South Africa Cape region, environment: coastal zone, life type: semi cold-resistant deciduous bulb plant, plant length: 15 to 30 cm, leaf shape: long lance shape, leaf color: green and not spotted, inflorescence: spikelet,, flower color: yellow, Flower shape: bell shape with broken tips, flower length: 3 cm, flower line: 0.7 to 1 cm, numbers of inner flower pieces: 3, numbers of outer flowering pieces: 3, flowering season:: December to April , Use: Garden plant, potted plant.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Asparagaceae
  • Genus
    Lachenalia
  • Species
    L. mathewsii
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Arrowhead shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeHalf hardy deciduous bulbous plants
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height15.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.7 ~ 1.0 cm

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