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Perennial herb, growing from small corms arising from a rhizomatous base. The plant smells strongly of garlic. Leaves linear, up to 38 cm. Inflorescence 4-10-flowered. Flowers greenish-white with a fleshy, cylindric, orange-red corona. This species is very similar to T. alliacea.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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