Ixia capitata var. flore albo fundo nigro Andrews


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Ixia

Parent: Ixia capitata

Description: 

Ixia, with sword-shaped leaves,- flowers grow in close bunches, whitish, the petals very dark marked at the base. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 3: 159 in 1801: ...introduced to the Royal Gardens at Kew by Mr. F. Masson about the year 1774...

Ixia capitata Andrews is a synonym of Ixia maculata L.


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