This member of the
Hyacinthaceae family was described by Winsome Fanny Baker in 1978.
It is found in Namaqualand, South Africa, growing in sand with
little to some water and lots of sun. The bulb will grow to three
centimetres, the whole plant up to 20 centimetres. The flowers are
Lachenalia is in honour of honour of the Swiss botanist Warnerus
de la Chenal.