Botanical name

Lapeirousia anceps

Family

Iridaceae
Lapeirousia anceps
Lapeirousia anceps
Lapeirousia anceps
Lapeirousia anceps

Description

Plants 10-30cm high. Corm tunics brown - with thickened - crenate margins. Leaves linear - 4-10mm wide - ribbed. Flowers in short spikes on a branched stem - cream to pink with red markings on lower tepals. Perianth tube cylindrical and slender - 40-80mm long - tepals 10-12mm long.

Habitat

Deep sand or stony slopes in fynbos

Flower Date

September to November