Tulbaghia violacea flowers


Tulbaghia violacea flowers


Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
Clade:     Angiosperms
Clade:     Monocots
Order:     Asparagales
Family:     Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily:     Allioideae
Genus:     Tulbaghia
Species:     T. violacea
Binomial name
Tulbaghia violacea

Edibility:- Leaves and Flowers are eaten raw: leaves can be used like garlic in salads and other dishes.

Medicinal uses:-

T. violacea is used locally as a herbal remedy medicine to treat several ailments. Recently it was demonstrated to have androgenic and anti-cancer properties in vitro.