Bertil Nordenstam, 1970
Southern South Africa
||White - Pale
convallarioides, J.C. Manning & Goldblatt, 2000.
Hyacinthus convallarioides, Drege ex Baker, 1876.
Rhadamanthus convallarioides, Salisb.
This member of the
Hyacinthaceae family was described by Rune Bertil Nordenstam in 1970.
It is found in southern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some sun. The bulbs can grow up to five centimetres
in diameter, the whole plant will grow up to 25 centimetres. The
flowers are white to pale yellow.
The genera name after
Rhadamanthus, son of Zeus and Europa. Not a botanist at all. The
species name means 'from the mountains'.
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Hyacinthaceae
now part of