Moraea galaxia (L.f.) Goldblatt & J.C.Manning

Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Moraea


Yellow flowers and basal leaves, prostrate.

Galaxia with egg-shaped leaves, fringed at the edge; blossoms very long, bowed, and yellow. (Bot. Repos. Galaxia ovate)


Published in Strelitzia 9: 714 in 2000.

Basionym Ixia galaxia L.f.

Synonyms Galaxia ovata Thunb., also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 94 in 1800.

Native to South Africa.


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