Androcymbium palaestinum ~ Androcymbium

Androcymbium palaestinum ~ Androcymbium

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Family: LILIACEAE

Delicate showy perennial, with a small underground corm, covered by dull black scales

Leaves: Basal, usually longer than the flowers, 6-15 mm wide, folded at the midrib, narrowing at the tip

Flowers: 2.5-4 cm in diameter, white with brown midrib, usually in sessile groups, rarely in singles, with very clear nectary glands

Flowering: December-February

Habitat: Warm sandy soils in the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Wadi Araba, Ghor Safi, Wadi Finan and Wadi Rum

 



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