Baeometra uniflora (Jacq.) G.J.Lewis

J. S. African Bot. 7: 59 (1941) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

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.

Source: Conran, J.G. (1994). Liliaceae. 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: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-06-29
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Liliales
family Colchicaceae
genus Baeometra
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Baeometra uniflora in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Baeometra uniflora in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present introduced

State distribution

Distribution map
Western Australia