Moraea bellendenii

Moraea bellendenii

Moraea bellendenii

Scientific name

Commonly found yellow flowered cormous geophyte is usually 50 - 100 cm high, multi-branched, with a solitary leaf. The outer tepals of the flowers are 22 - 33 mm long and the inner tepals tricuspidate, 8 - 10 mm long.

References and further reading

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Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

Suitable for clay soil

Suitable for sandy soil

It provides food for:

Monkey beetle

Moraea bellendenii is indigenous to: Peninsula Shale Renosterveld

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