Gen. Hist. 1: 761 (1831) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Herb with stems hardly exserted; bulbs ovoid, 1.5–4 cm long, tapered, tunics pale brown; bulbils and rhizome absent. Leaves basal, 3-foliolate; leaflets subsessile, suborbicular to c. rhombic, 15–45 mm long, 15–50 mm wide, emarginate, green and glabrous to sparsely pilose above, glandular-pilose and often purplish below, calli absent, margins ciliate with glandular hairs, sinus to c. one-tenth leaflet length, lobes rounded with apices 10–30 mm apart; petioles usually 5–12 cm long, glandular-hairy; stipules tapering into petiole. Inflorescences basal, 4–14-flowered; peduncles much longer than leaves, glandular-hairy; pedicels 1–3 cm long, glandular-hairy. Sepals lanceolate, 6–11 mm long, glandular-hairy, calli absent; petals 9–25 mm long, deep pink/magenta, greenish-yellow at base. Capsule not developed in Australia. Flowers mainly Mar.–May.
*HSF, *MuF, *VVP. Also naturalised WA, SA, NSW. Native to South Africa. A weed of gardens, roadsides and other disturbed areas.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||introduced|
|New South Wales|