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Family: HYACINTHACEAE 

 Lachenalia nervosa
 

Photo by Bob Rutemoeller.

  
Author:  John Bellenden Ker Gawler 1812
Family:  Hyacinthaceae
Habitat:  South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  6 Centimetres
Height:  4 Centimetres
Flower:  White/Reddish
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Lachenalia latifolia, Leopold Trattinnick 1812
   This member of the Hyacinthaceae family was given this name by John Bellenden Ker Gawler in 1812. It is found in the coastal Cape Province of South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots sun. The caudex can grow to six centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to four centimetres in height, although the leaves are 14 centimetres long. The flowers are white with reddish markings.

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