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Stony clay flats and slopes, often moist sites


Flowering time

December to March


Plants 10-40cm high. Outer bulb tunics brown.Leaves 2-5, linear or lanceolate, channeled, 8-25cm long, dry or green at flowering.Flowers white or pinkish with dark keels, raceme on long flowering stem. Tepals 5-10mm long.




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2015 / 7 / 2