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Species Information

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Watsonia bella N.E.Br. ex Goldblatt
(name current July 2011)
(Watsonia sp. nr. transvaalensis)

Growth form: Herb
Near Endemic
Found within protected areas

Red Data Book Information:
Status: LR lc Threats: Grazing, fire Distribution: Malolotja, Hlatikulu, Forbes Reef, Mbabane, 5 km NE of Motjane, Malalotja In Swaziland, grazing by cattle is a threat. Common in South Africa.

Regional distribution:
Apparently rare species of Transvaal eastern highveld, relatively wide distribution from Pilgrim's Rest to Mbabane.

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Goldblatt, P. 1989. The Genus Watsonia. National Botanic Gardens, South Africa.