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Moraea marlothii

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Botanical Name: Moraea marlothii (added by fermi de Sousa, 14-AUG-19)

Botanical Synonyms:

Homeria marlothii (fermi de Sousa, 14-AUG-19)



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General Description:

Tall growing irid with pendant yellow flowers, with reflexed spotted petals (fermi de Sousa, 14-AUG-19)

Distinguishing Features:

Single, broad basal leaf (fermi de Sousa, 14-AUG-19)

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Native Range:

Western Cape, South Africa (fermi de Sousa, 14-AUG-19)

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Commercial Availability:

SIGNA seed exchange (fermi de Sousa, 14-AUG-19)

Sources Cited:

The Color Encyclopedia of Cape Bulbs by Manning, Goldblatt & Snijman (fermi de Sousa, 14-AUG-19)

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