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Albuca dilucula
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Distribution: Africa: South Africa: Western Cape: Northern Cape:


Albuca dilucula (Coilonox diluculum, Ornithogalum diluculum) is found in dry areas of the western Karoo to the Montagu district.

It is a very attractive species with leather-like margins on a single blue leaf. It is a winter grower and the leaf is shed in summer.

The yellow green flowers are slightly nodding. Flowering time is in spring.

Reference: The Color Encyclopedia of Cape Bulbs - Manning, Goldblatt and Sijman - Timber Press 2002. Photographs: Martin Scott.


Albuca dilucula Albuca dilucula
Albuca dilucula from south of Laingsburg.



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