This member of the Asphodelaceae
was given this name by Alwin Berger in 1908. It is found in South Africa,
southern Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe, growing in
grit with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow up to ten
centimetres or more. The plant up to 40 centimetres height. It has
yellowish white flowers.