Ferraria crispa Burm.

Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 2: 199 (1761) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

*GipP, *OtP, *Wim.

1 of 2 subspecies occurs in Australia, see F. crispa subsp. crispa profile for description. Differs from subspecies nortierii in the larger size of the perianth cup and segments (de Vos 1979). Both subspecies are native to south-west Africa.

Source: Conn, B.J. (1994). Iridaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Andre Messina, 2017-05-08
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Asparagales
family Iridaceae
genus Ferraria
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa

Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Ferraria crispa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Ferraria crispa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present introduced
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Otway Plain present naturalised

State distribution

Distribution map
State
Western Australia
South Australia
Victoria