Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Ixia scillaris

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 Ixia scillaris   Ixia scillaris
 Ixia scillaris   Ixia scillaris


Stony granite, sandstone, and clay flats


Flowering time

September to November


Plants 25-50cm high. Often with one to three short branchlets. Leaves sword-shaped, the margins sometimes undulate. Flowers pale or deep pink, 7-20 per spike, axis lax. Tepals 8-16mm long. Anthers oblong, nodding, splitting incompletely from the base. From: Greek: ixos - mistletoe, birdlime = viscous sap

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 22