Scientific namePlant is 20-40 cm high. It has iris-like flowers from palish-yellow to brownish, sometimes flushed with mauve. The species name means slender or narrow which relates to its single rigid leaf. The stem is unbranched and the nodes sticky. Habitat is rocky sandstone flats and slopes.
Seeds are best sown during autumn.
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Conservation status: Least Concern
This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.
Suitable for sandy soil
It provides food for:
Moraea angusta is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos