Chortolirion latifolium showing the distinctive leaves.

Chortolirion latifolium showing the distinctive leaves.

Observation - Chortolirion latifolium showing the distinctive leaves. - Southern Africa. Description: Plants with characteristic yellowish bands and striations on the upper leaf surface, with spots higher up and finer striations and spiny spots on the underside over two thirds of the length of the leaf. The greyish green leaves are strongly spiralling, so

Plants with characteristic yellowish bands and striations on the upper leaf surface, with spots higher up and finer striations and spiny spots on the underside over two thirds of the length of the leaf. The greyish green leaves are strongly spiralling, sometimes to such extend that two or three leaves coil together.