Galaxia ovata Thunb.


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Galaxia

Description: 

Galaxia with egg-shaped leaves, fringed at the edge; blossoms very long, bowed, and yellow. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Nov. Gen. Pl. (Thunberg) 2: 51 in 1782.

Also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 94 in 1800.

Synonym of Moraea galaxia (L.f.) Goldblatt & J.C.Manning.


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