Kukumakranka





Kukumakranka! An expression of surprise. Also a most wondrous fragrant star-shaped white flower that appears around Christmas time in South Africa. Or an ingredient in brandy. A real shape-shifter of delight, it has edible fruit and a leek-like bulb.
It flowers but for a day. 
Gethyllis afra L., J Lindley 1826
But you can wear it for a little longer. What a kukumakranka!

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