Paper Glasstulp

Paper Glasstulp

Moraea setifolia

Scientific name

Can be up to 12cm tall. One or two linear, channelled leaves that trail above; flowers are enclosed in translucent spathes and are small, pale mauve with orange and white nectar guides. The outer tepals are 12-18mm long.

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Image credit: © Felix Riegel

Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

Suitable for sandy soil

It provides food for:

Monkey beetle

Moraea setifolia is indigenous to: Peninsula Shale Renosterveld Cape Flats Dune Strandveld

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