Published by Daniel Mosquin on August 2, 2005
Family / Families: Asphodelaceae Scientific Name(s): Kniphofia triangularis Kunth
Institution(s): E.H. Lohbrunner Alpine Garden, University of British Columbia Botanical Garden
Accession Number(s): 1978-0094 Location(s): Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Entry Author(s): Daniel Mosquin
Copyright Holder(s): Daniel Mosquin
Image License: Creative Commons License Tags: Asparagales, Asphodelaceae, Photo by Daniel, UBC Botanical Garden
Kniphofia triangularis in UBC Botanical Garden
Another Kniphofia from the Alpine Garden (see Kniphofia nelsonii for a link to more on the genus), Kniphofia triangularis delights with its prominent display of vibrant colour year after year.
Like all Kniphofia species, it is native to Africa. The centre of diversity for the genus (i.e., where most species occur) is in the Drakensberg Mountains.
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