A lowland remant on the urban fringe comprising important fynbos and renosterveld vegetation. It is situated to the NE of the town of Wolseley in the Tulbagh Valley between Tulbagh to the North and Ceres to the SE.
Unusual among South African plants in the name being derived from the vernacular Dutch, "baviaantjie", Afrikaans "bobbejaantjie" or its Cape corruption "babiaantjie". The baboon, bobbejaan, is partial to the corms.
Gk. kleros = fate, chance, lot (as in ‘drawing lots’); -etum = the place dominated by a given plant. In early Sparta public land was apportioned to citizens by drawing lots, with the best land given to those who, by chance, drew a winning lot.
From the Latin bulbosa = 'having bulbs'