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Albuca suaveolens Jacq., syn. Ornithogalum suaveolens (Jacq.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt, 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 1-2 were taken by Mary Sue Ittner near Calvinia. Photos 3-4 were taken by Cameron McMaster in Elands Bay and Namaqualand. Photo 5 is a close-up of a flower in cultivation taken by Alan Horstmann.
Photos below were taken by Cameron McMaster and Mary Sue Ittner near Nieuwoudtville.
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