John Gilbert Baker, 1903
||Grit - Mix
||White / Green
longipes, John C. Manning & Peter Goldblatt, 2003.
This member of the
Hyacinthaceae family was described by John Gilbert Bakerin 1903. It is found in Southern
growing in grit or other well-drained soil with some water and lots of sun.
The bulb will grow to four centimetres in diameter, the leaves up to
20 centimetres. The flowers are green and crème, the plant can be reproduced both
by seeds and bulbs.
It might been transferred
to the genera of Ornithogalum
in 2003 by John
C. Manning & Peter Goldblatt.
This is photos of Volmoed IB 10407.
Said to occur from
the Richtersveld to the Biedouw Valley.
The genera name might referee
to the egg-sharpen bulb. The species name mean 'long-stemmed' like
the flowers are.
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Hyacinthaceae
now part of