Botanical name

Lapeirousia micrantha

Family

Iridaceae
Lapeirousia micrantha
Lapeirousia micrantha
Lapeirousia micrantha
Lapeirousia micrantha
Lapeirousia micrantha
Lapeirousia micrantha

Description

Cormous geophyte up to 20cm. Leaves falcate (sickle-shaped), 8-16mm wide, margins crisped. Flowers cream to maroon, in a flat-topped panicle, strongly fragrant, actinomorphic (radially symmetrical); perianth tube cylindrical, 8-10mm long; tepals sub-equal 3-5mm long.

Habitat

Rocky sandstone soils

Flower Date

October to November only after fire