Trachyandra falcata (L.f.) Kunth

Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae

Genus: Trachyandra

Category: Bulb

Size: To 2' tall


4 to 5 basal leaves, broad and leathery. White to light purple flowers in clusters on a cylindrical flower head.


Published in Enum. Pl. (Kunth) 4: 586 in 1843.

Basionym Anthericum falcatum L.f.

Synonym: Anthericum vespertinum Jacq. published in Pl. Rar. Hort. Schoenbr. 1: 44 t. 85 in 1797.

Native to South Africa.

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