Scientific nameFlowers are fragrant and a deep yellow speckled with black in the centre, enclosed by green attenuate spathes. It has whiplike leaves, two or three, sometimes single, linear, channelled and trailing above or flat and somewhat twisted.
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Conservation status: Least Concern
This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.
Suitable for clay soil
It provides food for:
Moraea lewisiae is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos