The bulbs will form under
ground, but can be raised.
This member of the Orchidaceae
family was given this name by HArry Bolus in
1889. It is found in central and southern Africa (South
Africa, Namibia, Zaire, Mozambique, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia,
Angola), growing in
grass and woodlands' rich soil, clay or sandy soil with lots of water and some to lots of sun. The
plant can grow to 30 centimetres with a flower stalk that can reach
120 centimetres, full of yellow flowers. The bulbs can grow to 3,5
centimetres in diameter.