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Author: Franz Speta, 2001
Origin:  Richtersveld, Cape Province; South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  4 Centimetres
Height:  15 Centimetres
Flower:  White / Green
Propagate:  Seeds/Bulbs
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Albuca scabrocostata, J.C.Manning & Goldblatt, 2009.
scabrocostatum, Ute Müller-Doblies & D.Müller-Doblies, 1996

This newly discovered member of the Hyacinthaceae family was given this name by Franz Speta in 2001. It is found in the Richtersveld and Cape Province in South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The bulb will grow up to four centimetres in diameter, the whole plant will reach for fifteen centimetres. The flowers are white with a green stripe.

The genera name from From Old French coillon 'testicle'. The species name from scabrous; 'rough and covered with', or 'as if with, scabs' and costatus; 'ribbed' or 'having ribs'.

*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Hyacinthaceae is now part of the Asparagaceae.