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Melianthus comosus

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 400880

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Melianthus comosus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:7 0° to 10°F   (-17.5° to -12.5°C)
Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence: RED-BROWN, large, clawed, in racemes, spring
Fruit: pale GREEN inflated caps. (sow in autumn)
Foliage: dk. GREEN, feathery, aromatic (of hazelnuts) .roots v. toxic
Height, in meters: 2.5
Height, in feet: 8.25
Melianthus comosus seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Parts of Melianthus comosus are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Melianthus comosus:
Melianthus minor, 

Common names for Melianthus comosus:

(tox:several bufadienolides incl. melianthugenin),  (tox:WHO 1b),  Heuningblom,  Honey Flower,  Ibonya,  Kruidjie-roer-my-nie,  Touch-me-not,  Tufted Honeyflower, 

Melianthus comosus is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
37:   South African Native and Introduced Plants
45:   Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
146:   Standard Trainable Plants
190:   Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
500:  Melianthaceae

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Germination guide for Melianthus comosus

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Melianthus comosus seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Melianthus comosus seeds about 2mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22°C.

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