Albuca concordiana

Albuca concordiana Baker, syn. Ornithogalum apertum (I.Verd.) Oberm., syn. Ornithogalum concordianum (Baker) U.Müll.-Doblies & D.Müll.-Doblies, grows on stony flats from southern Namibia through the northwest Cape to the Karoo and the southeast Cape. It flowers August through September and is distinguished by corkscrew-coiled leaves that are often dry when it flowers. It has yellow flowers with broad green keels. The first two photos taken September 2006 by Mary Sue Ittner near Calvinia. The last photo from the book Plants of the Klein Karoo courtesy of Jan and Anne Lise Schutte-Vlok.

Albuca concordiana, Calvinia, Mary Sue IttnerAlbuca concordiana, Calvinia, Mary Sue IttnerAlbuca concordiana, Jan and Anne Lise Schutte-Vlok

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