Botanical name

Pillansia templemannii

Family

Iridaceae
Pillansia templemannii
Pillansia templemannii
Pillansia templemannii
Pillansia templemannii
Pillansia templemannii
Pillansia templemannii

Description

Plants 60-120cm high. Corms depressed, globose. Leaves linear, strap-like, loosely twisted, ribbed, 10mm wide. Flowers bright orange, in open clusters borne on a branched stem. Bracts leathery and fibrotic. After fire it may be seen in spectacular sheets of colour.

Habitat

Lower sandstone slopes

Flower Date

October to November - mostly after fire