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Aponogeton distachyos - Waterblommetjie

Aponogeton distachyos – Waterblommetjie

edible flower

It is widely cultivated in South Africa for its edible buds and flowers, used in the recipe Waterblommetjiebredie.

 It grows in ponds and vleis which dry up in summer, becoming dormant in the dry summer and growing again when the pools fill with autumn rain

It grows in ponds and vleis which dry up in summer, becoming dormant in the dry summer and growing again when the pools fill with autumn rain

 

 

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