Albuca deaconii was described in 2013. It is native to the west-facing sandstone cliffs of the southern Drakensberg in the Eastern Cape. It is an uncommon and obligate cliff-dweller (cremnophilous). The leaves are evergreen, spreading, and glaucous, much like a leek. In habitat, the plants flower in late spring. It resembles several other species with evergreen leaves.
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