Albuca suaveolens

Albuca suaveolens (syn. Ornithogalum suaveolens) is found on dry slopes and flats in a wide area including Namibia, Namaqualand and the Cape Province. It grows to 50 cm and has narrow leaves that clasp at the base and are sometimes dry at flowering. Flowers are in a stiff erect raceme, yellow, spreading or nodding, with dark green keels. Photos 1-5 were taken by Mary Sue Ittner. Photos 1-2 were taken near Calvinia and photos 3-5 were taken near Nieuwoudtville. Photo 6 is a close-up of a flower in cultivation taken by Alan Horstmann.

Albuca suaveolens, Calvinia, Mary Sue IttnerAlbuca suaveolens, Calvinia, Mary Sue IttnerAlbuca suaveolens, Nieuwoudtville, Mary Sue IttnerAlbuca suaveolens, Nieuwoudtville, Mary Sue IttnerAlbuca suaveolens, Nieuwoudtville, Mary Sue IttnerAlbuca suaveolens, Alan Horstmann
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