Published in Bot. Repos. 1: 14 in 1798.
Synonym of Ixia scillaris L. (PlantList from Kew)
From Bot. Repos.:
The bulbs of this species were gathered at the Cape, by J. Pringle, Esq. from whom they were sent to Messrs. Lee and Kennedy in 1795, at whose nursery they flowered the ensuing spring, when this figure was taken.