Ostrich Bulb


Ostrich Bulb

Moraea lewisiae subsp lewisiae

Scientific name

The bright yellow flowers are about 30mm in diameter and are usually open during the late afternoon.

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Image credit: © Riaan van der Walt

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Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

It provides food for:

Monkey beetle

Moraea lewisiae subsp lewisiae is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos

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