This member of the Amaryllidaceae
family was described by Mariano Lagasca in 1816, and is found in Spain
and northern Africa. It
grows in a rock cracks or in a well drained soil with some water and lots of
sun. The leaves grow to 25 centimetres, the bulb can grow to five centimetres in diameter. The flowers are
white with green bands.
Named after Maria
Josefa Lapiedra (Mrs. of Martinez).