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Family: HYACINTHACEAE 

 Polyxena ensifolia
 

Photo from Zelene Listy.

  
Author:  Selmar Schönland 1910
Family:  Hyacinthaceae
Habitat:  South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  4 centimetres
Height:  7 centimetres
Flower:  White- Pink - Mauve
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Mauhlia ensifolia Thunb. (Polyxena maughanii W.F. Barker). Polyxena leipoedtii Barker. Lachenalia ensifolia 
This member of the Hyacinthaceae family was given this name by Selmar Schönland in 1910. It is found in South Africa, growing in clay or sand, but do fine in an orderly well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The bulb can grow to four centimetres in diameter, the leaves up to seven centimetres. The flowers are from almost white over pink to mauve.