This member of the Hyacinthaceae
family was described by John Gilbert Baker in Rec. Albany Mus. i. 93. It is found in Southern Africa,
growing in grit or well-drained soil with some water and lots of sun.
The bulb will grow to four centimetres in diameter, the leaves up to
20 centimetres. The flowers are green and crème, the plant can be reproduced both
by seeds and bulbs.
It might been transferred
to the genera of Ornithogalum
in 2003 by John
C. Manning & Peter Goldblatt.
Volmoed IB 10407.
Said to occur from
the Richtersveld to the Biedouw Valley.