Scientific nameThe yellow star-shaped nectar guide on the tepals are sometimes covered in scattered dark spots. These marks, the six-pointed yellow star and also the tepal colouring show considerable variability across the rather large distribution.
¨Two leaf cape tulip does not produce viable seed. Each year a large number of small cormels are produced in each leaf axil and around developing corms at the base of the plant¨.
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Conservation status: Least Concern
This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.