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bulb
An underground shoot with thickened leaf bases
see also Bulbs, Corms and Tubers.
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umbel
A shoot where all the flower stems (pedicel) are the same length
and grow from one point, arranging the flowers in an umbrella shape.
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bulb
An underground shoot with thickened leaf bases
see also Bulbs, Corms and Tubers.
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umbel
A shoot where all the flower stems (pedicel) are the same length
and grow from one point, arranging the flowers in an umbrella shape.
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Triteleia

Flower
Family Alliaceae
Name Triteleia laxa
Etymology
Triteleia From Greek tri meaning three, and Greek teleos meaning complete, referring to organs of the plants in sets of three.
laxa From Latin laxa meaning loose.

  See also:  Bulbs, Corms & Tubers

This small bulb from California produces an umbel of stary blue flowers towards the end of its growing season, around early Summer. It naturalises easily and is also suitable for containers.


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