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I live in New Zealand and found several of these seed pods in an old garden. I was told they were crocosmia but I have yet to see any photos with the netting-like stuff around them. Can you help?

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If it is Crocosmia (and I'd love to see more pictures from other angles), it's not a seed pod, but a corm.

Crocosmia (Montbretia) has a fleshy corm with a fibrous outer layer - see the sample image below:

crocosmia corms

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