Threadstalk Tulp

Threadstalk Tulp

Moraea fugax subsp. filicaulis

Scientific name

It has 2 filiform leaves and white flowers, rarely blue-violet, with yellow nectar guides. The plant and flowers are smaller than the other subspecies.

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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 fugax subsp. filicaulis is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos

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