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Family: COLCHICACEAE 

 Androcymbium punctatum
 
  
Author:  John Gilbert Baker 1874/80
Family:  Colchicaceae
Habitat:  Western Sahara
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  3 centimetres
Height:  5 centimetres
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Androcymbium leucanthum, Carl Ludwig von Willdenow 1808. Erythrostictus punctatus, Schltdl. Melanthium punctatum Cav.
This member of the Colchicaceae family was given this name by John Gilbert Baker in 1874 or '80. It's found in western Sahara, growing it a well-drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The bulbs will grow to three centimetres and the whole plant to five centimetres. The flowers are white, and the plant can be reproduced both by seeds and bulbs.