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Watsonia fourcadei

This cormous geophyte can reach up to 2m tall. The leaves are sword-shaped and 15-40mm wide. The flowers are found in elongated spikes with arctuate stamens (curved upward like a bow).
The genus Watsonia commemorates the eighteenth century English physician Sir William Watson
while Fourcadeiis named after Henri Georges Fourcade (1865-1948), French born South African forester, land surveyor, inventor and botanist.

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Common Name:
Mountain Watsonia (Eng.); suurkanol (Afr.)
Plant Height:
2 m
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Flowering Time:
November, December, January