Albuca spiralis

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Corkscrew albuca
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Albuca spiralis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Genus: Albuca
Species: A. spiralis
Binomial name
Albuca spiralis

Albuca spiralis, commonly called the corkscrew albuca, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, that is native to Western and Northern Cape Provinces, South Africa.


The plant is recognizable by its distinctive leaves, which are narrow, spiral tipped with glandular hairs.

The plant bears nodding green flowers with pale yellow margins. The flowers are sweetly scented, with an aroma like that of vanilla.