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Author: Canio G. Vosa, 1979
Origin:  (Cape Province; South Africa)
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  12 Centimetres
Height:  2 Centimetres
Flower:  White  - Light Pinkish
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  Compact Society Garlic
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Alliaceae family was given this name by Canio G. Vosa in 1979. It WAS 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 twelve centimetres in height. The flowers are white to light pinkish.

The genera is named after Ryk Tulbagh, governor of the Cape of Good Hope. The species is named after Karen Comins, an South African natural painter.

')Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Alliaceae is now part of the Amaryllidaceae.