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Family: HYACINTHACEAE 

 Lachenalia congesta
 

In the wild, the two leaves will be flat on the ground.

  
Author:  Winsome Fanny Barker 1978
Family:  Hyacinthaceae
Habitat:  South Africa
Soil:  Grit - Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  4 Centimetres
Height:  5 (15) Centimetres
Flower:  White - Pale Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
   This member of the Hyacinthaceae family was given this name by Winsome Fanny Barker in 1978. It is found in south western South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The  bulb can grow to four centimetres, the two leaves to 12 centimetres in length.

The genera name is in honour of the Swiss botanist Prof. Werner de Lachenal (Warnerus de la Chenal )1739-1800.