|Author: ||Graham Williamson, 1998
||Cape Province; South Africa,
Eliokarmos decus-montium, Mart.-Azorín, M.B.Crespo &
This member of the Hyacinthaceae
family was described by Dr. Graham Williamson. It is found in the
north-western part of South Africa and in Namibia, growing in a well drained soil
with some water and some sun. The bulbs will grow up to two
centimetres in diameter, the whole plant up to twelve centimetres
height. The flowers are white.
genera name from Greek: ornithos; 'bird' and gala; 'milk'.
The species name means 'ornament-mountain'. Well, they do look good in the mountains.
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Hyacinthaceae
now part of