Ixia polystachya var. incarnata Andrews


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Ixia

Parent: Ixia polystachya

Description: 

Ixia with linear leaves; flower-stem with many spikes of flowers; segments of the blossom a little bent backwards, and flesh-coloured. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 2: 128 in 1801. This fine variety of the Many-spiked Ixia was introduced to our collections from the Cape of Good Hope, about the year 1795, with the Reflex-flowered Ixia and many others, in bulbs, communicated by J. Pringle, Esq. to Messrs Lee .and Kennedy, Hammersmith...

Synonym of Ixia scillaris L.


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