Bobartia indica


Bobartia indica

Bobartia indica

Scientific name

Tufted perennial to 1m or more with trailing, cylindrical leaves that are longer than the stems; bears yellow, star-shaped flowers in a dense head comprising 6-40 individual clusters subtended by a green spathe with a long, needle-like tip.

Iris family

Information sourced from 'Field Guide to Fynbos' by John Manning. Struik Nature, Cape Town, 2007.

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Image credit: Andrew Massyn

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Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

Bobartia indica is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos

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