Published in Bot. Repos. 1: 46 in 1799.
...they are natives of the Cape of Good Hope, or, at least, grow within that point of Africa generally so called, but at some distance from the Cape town, near a mountain (according to Thunberg) of the name of Bocklands Berg.
Synonym of Lachenalia ensifolia (Thunb.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt.