Ixia capitata var. ovata Andrews


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Ixia

Parent: Ixia capitata

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 1: 23 in 1798. This fine species of Ixia, a native of the Cape of Good Hope, was introduced to our collections about the year 1795, by Messrs. Lee and Kennedy, nurserymen; they having raised it from seeds received by them, from the Royal Gardens at Vienna...

Basionym of Ixia lutea var. ovata (Andrews) B.Nord. - accepted name

Basionym of Ixia ovata (Andrews) Sweet 1826. nom. illeg. (later homonym Ixia ovata Burm.f. 1768).


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