Amelia Obermeyer, 1981
White - Pale Pink / Maroon
multifolia G.J.Lewis, 1952.
Drimia multifolia, Jessop, 1977.
This member of the Hyacinthaceae
family was given this name by Anna Amelia Obermeyer in 1981. It is
found in South Africa and Namibia, growing in a well drained soil with some water
and lots of sun. The bulb will grow up to four centimetres in
diameter, the slim spiral leaves will reach 15 centimetres in length. The
flowers are white to pale pink with a maroon outer.
The genera name puzzles me.
Teni means 'brest' or 'mouth', -croa ? The species name means
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Hyacinthaceae
now part of