''Bongardia'' is a group of plants in the Berberidaceae described as a genus in 1831. There is only one known species, ''Bongardia chrysogonum'', is native to North Africa, Greece, and the Middle East as far east as Pakistan.
It is a tuberous, herbaceous plant with a large rounded tuber and attractive pinnate leaves. The flowers are hermaphrodite . This rare and striking plant is native to rocky, montane slopes and cultivated fields where summers are dry and winters are spent under snow... more