Bothalia 36: 57 (2006) APNI
Corm up to 2 cm diam. Leaves 7–30 cm long, 0.7–1.8 cm wide. Inflorescence 7–15-flowered, arranged on a slightly flexuose axis. Primary-bracts dry and membranous, dark brown. Flowers zygomorphic, cream-coloured, finely dark-veined. Perianth tube 1–1.5 cm long, expanded evenly from base; lobes 1.5–2.5 cm long, each lobe straight with apex spreading; adaxial lobe wider than other lobes. Stamens asymmetrically arranged to one side of flower; anthers yellow. Flowers Oct.–Nov.
*CVU, *GipP, *HSF, *OtP, *VRiv, *VVP. Naturalised all States except NT. Native to South Africa. Forms colonies on roadsides and in disturbed bushland, noted at e.g. Avenel, Violet Town, Mt Evelyn.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|