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ID: Orange petal, center stripe, yellow center? SOLVED: Bulbine sp.

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#1 Andrea B.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 17:27

[UPDATE]
This flower is from species Bulbine, mostly South African in origine:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulbine

Here are two possibilities - Bulbine frutescens:
http://www.monrovia....ked-bulbine.php
http://davesgarden.c...owimage/101358/
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Found growing in Boyce Thompson Arboretum on 23 April 2013.

I haven't a clue !! Can't find it in the desert flower books. BTA often has non-US plants.

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