J. S. African Bot. 7: 59 (1941) APNI
Herb to c. 50 cm high; corms c. 1 cm long. Leaves few, to 25 cm long, 1 cm wide. Flowers 1–8, narrowly funnel-shaped; perianth segments to 20 mm long, 3 mm wide, bright yellow on inner face, brick-red outside; stamens shorter than the perianth segments; anthers yellow. Capsule c. 4 cm long. Flowers Oct.–Dec
*GipP. Also naturalised in WA. Indigenous to the Cape region of South Africa, occasionally grown as a garden subject. In Victoria, noted as naturalised along Koonung Creek near Blackburn, an eastern Melbourne suburb.
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