South African geophytic bulb, Deciduous wiry zig-zag inflorescence, Leaves only on seedlings, Self-fertile, Bulb divides.
Also known as: Drimia intricata. Not to be confused with: Bowiea, Albuca. 10 more words
When a banana plant is mature, the corm (structure) stops producing new leaves and begins to form a flower spike or inflorescence. A stem develops which grows up inside the pseudostem, carrying the immature inflorescence until eventually it emerges at the top. 20 more words