This member of the Alliaceae family was given this name by
Canio G. Vosa in 1979. It is found
in a tiny area in eastern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and lots of sun. The rhizome can grow to two
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 12 centimetres in
flowers are white to light pinkish.
Tulbaghia is named after Ryk Tulbagh, governor of the Cape of