Hypoxis with but one blossom on the flower-stem; leaves nearly linear, flexible, and scored; the petals spotted at the base. (Bot. Repos.)
Published in Suppl. Pl. 197 in 1782.
Synonym of Spiloxene capensis (L.) Garside
Also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 101 in 1800:
is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, is rather a tender bulb, and does not often flower. It was according to the Kew Catalogue first introduced to the Royal Gardens bv Mr. F. Masson, in the year 1788...