Scientific nameLachenalia aloides (opal flower) is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to the Western Cape of South Africa.
This table below shows how many plants we are trying to obtain for this species.
We are in need of this species! Can you help? Maybe you have this species at home, or perhaps you can collect seeds or cuttings (if applicable) from friends or from a public space. If so, why don't you help establish this species in areas where it is much needed!
Conservation status: Least Concern
This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.
This nectar-rich species attracts sunbirds and sugarbirds
Lachenalia aloides is indigenous to: Cape Flats Dune Strandveld