Ornithogalum amboense Schinz
Common Name: Slime Lily
Albuca amboensis is a perennial plant producing 3 - 4 leaves up to 22cm tall from an underground bulb around 3cm in diameter[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food
Southern Africa - Namibia, Botswana
Albuca amboensis is found wild in the semi-arid subtropical to tropical regions of Namibia and Botswana. Growing in a mountainous region in Botswana, the plant is likely to experience frost.
Requires a sheltered position in full sun in a light well-drained soil[
Leaves - raw. Used in salads[
Bulbs - raw. Used in salads[
]. The bulb is up to 3cm in diameter[
Division of offsets when the plant is dormant
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