This member of the
Hyacinthaceae family was described by Nicolaas Joseph von Jacquin. It is found in
Southern Africa, growing in sand or other well drained soil with some
water and lots of sun. The bulb will grow to three centimetres in
diameter, the leaves to 20 centimetres long. The flowers are pink.
The genera name is in honour
of the Swiss botanist Prof. Werner de Lachenal (Warnerus de la