Tulbaghia violacea: Society Garlic


Tulbaghia violacea [society garlic, pink agapanthus] is a species of flowering plant in the onion family Alliaceae, indigenous to southern Africa. Tulbaghia violacea is a clump-forming perennial with narrow leaves and large clusters of fragrant, violet flowers.

Tulbaghia violacea is used as a herbal remedy/medicine to treat several ailments. Tulbaghia violacea exhibited antithrombotic activities which were higher than those found in garlic.

Photo: HortPark,  Singapore, 20130629

Source: Wikipedia


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