Albuca concordiana (syn. Ornithogalum concordianum) grows on stony flats from southern Namibia through the northwest Cape to the Karoo and the southeast Cape, flowering August through September. Photos taken September 2006 by Mary Sue Ittner near Calvinia.
Albuca namaquensis is native to stony sandstone slopes from Namibia to the Eastern Cape. Photographed by Mary Sue Ittner.
Albuca suaveolens, syn. Ornithogalum suaveolens, is found on dry slopes and flats in Namibia, Namaqualand and the western Karoo to Humansdorp. Photos taken by Mary Sue Ittner near Calvinia of what could be this species.
Androcymbium burchellii (syn. Colchicum coloratum subsp. burchellii) is found on stony clay flats in the western Karoo, Bokkeveld Mountains to the Little Karoo. The first photograph below was taken by Mary Sue Ittner from alongside the road to Middlepos August 2001. The second and third were taken September 2006 by Bob Rutemoeller and Mary Sue Ittner.
Androcymbium burchellii ssp. pulchrum (syn. Colchicum coloratum ssp. coloratum) photographed near Middelpos by Bob Rutemoeller September 2006.
Androcymbium volutare Burch. (syn. Colchicum volutare) is found in gravelly clay in karroid scrub from the western Karoo to Little Karoo. The first two photos were taken by Bob Rutemoeller and Mary Sue Ittner in Calvinia September 2006. The third photo was taken by Cameron McMaster September 2011 near Middelpos.
Babiana cuneata grows on rocky sandstone or dolerite slopes and flats in the northwest Cape and Roggeveld. The first three photos were taken by Cameron McMaster in the Komsberg and the next two by Mary Sue Ittner near Middelpos.
Babiana praemorsa Goldblatt & J.C.Manning grows on dolerite outcrops, often in rock crevices in the Northern Cape (Calvinia from the Hantamsberg to near Nieuwoudtville). Photos from Alan Horstmann were taken on the top of Hantam, Calvinia.
Boophone haemanthoides is found mainly in the west coastal areas of the Western Cape but extends to the Bokkeveld Plateau. It grows in sand or dolerite outcrops on coastal flats or upland slopes. Photo taken September 2011 by Cameron McMaster near Middelpos.
Brunsvigia bosmaniae is found in the northwest and southwest Cape and in the Roggeveld on open flats, coastal sand, loam, or granite soils. Photos taken September 2006 by Mary Sue Ittner and Bob Rutemoeller near Middelpos and Calvinia.
Brunsvigia josephinae has a widespread distribution in winter rainfall areas from the western Cape to the western Karoo and the Agulhas Plain. It is found on rocky slopes and clay flats in renosterveld. Photo taken September 2011 near Matjiesfontein by Cameron McMaster.
Bulbine spp. The succulent species in the first two photos by Bob Rutemoeller and Mary Sue Ittner was flowering in the Komsberg in September 2006. The third photo was taken in Calvinia at the same time by Mary Sue Ittner. They could be Bulbine praemosa or Bulbine succulenta, both geophytes that flower about that time.
Bulbinella cauda-felis is widespread in the winter rainfall area of South Africa, growing on sandstone, granite, or clay. The first two photos were taken by Bob Rutemoeller and Mary Sue Ittner near Middelpos September 2006. The last was taken by Cameron McMaster in the Komsberg September 2011.
Bulbinella elegans grows in clay soils in karroid scrub or renosterveld in dry areas of the South African Cape Floral province. It flowers August to September. The first four photos taken by Bob Rutemoeller and Mary Sue Ittner near Middelpos September 2006. The last photo was also taken near Middelpos by Cameron McMaster.
Bulbinella nutans grows in damp peaty soils and flowers July-October. The first picture was taken by Andrew Harvie. The next two by Bob Rutemoeller September 2006 in the Komsberg. The last photo was taken by Cameron McMaster.
Chlorophytum undulatum grows on clay flats and slopes and in rocky places from Namaqualand to the Karoo and Stellenbosch, flowering July to October. Photos taken by Mary Sue Ittner near Calvinia, September 2006.
Cyanella lutea is found on clay or limestone flats over a broad area from southern Namibia to Lesotho, Botswana and including areas of winter rainfall, year round rainfall and summer rainfall. Photos taken by Mary Sue Ittner near Calvinia September 2006.
Daubenya aurea is a plant that IBSA protects and monitors every year. It is found growing on dolerite clay flats. In September 2006 in a glorious year there were masses of red ones in bloom for the annual trip along with other blooming annuals and bulbs. The first three photos from Bob Rutemoeller and Mary Sue Ittner were taken then. The last photo was taken by Cameron McMaster September 2011.
Drimia filifolia (syn. Tenicroa filifolia), is found on sandy slopes and flats in a wide part of the winter rainfall area of South Africa. Photographed by Cameron McMaster in the Komsberg.
Eriospermum sp. in leaf was photographed by Mary Sue Ittner in the Komsberg. It could be E. capense which has a heart shaped leaf, often with ridges, but there are other species too in the Roggeveld and without looking at flowers and tubers a positive identification is questionable.
Ferraria variabilis is found on sandy and shale flats and rock outcrops from Namibia to the southern Cape and the Little Karoo. Photographed by Mary Sue Ittner and Cameron McMaster between Matjiesfontein and the Komsberg.