Romulea rosea var. reflexa (Eckl.) Beg.

Annuaire Conserv. Jard. Bot. Geneve 11- 12: 158 (1908) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Leaves up to 1 mm diam., suberect, subterete, with narrow grooves. Scape 3–12 cm long. Flowers 25–38 mm long; perianth tube 3–5 mm long, yellow to orange; lobes (4–)6–10 mm wide, magenta, often violet-blue at throat, outer surface intricately indigo-veined. Stamens 7–12 mm long; stigmas usually not overtopping anthers. Flowers Sept.–Oct.

*GipP, *Gold, *HSF, *OtP, *VVP. Occurs on roadsides and disturbed sites. Often found growing in large populations of var. australis.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2014-11-11
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Asparagales
family Iridaceae
genus Romulea
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Romulea rosea var. reflexa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Romulea rosea var. reflexa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present introduced
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Otway Plain present naturalised
Goldfields present naturalised
Highlands-Southern Fall present naturalised

State distribution

Distribution map
Western Australia