This member of the Amaryllidaceae
family was described by Frances Margaret Leighton in 1932. It is
found in the Cape Province of South Africa, growing in sand or other
well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The bulb will
grow up to nine centimetres or more, the leaves will lay flat on the
ground, and reach a length of 30 centimetres.
This is a winter grower.