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Lapeirousia pyramidalis

Lapeirousia pyramidalis

kabong, naeltjie, koringblom

Short cormous geophyte with ribbed leaves. Bears a pyramid-shaped spike of flowers. Flowers are white to pale blue or cream, bilaterally symmetrical. The lower tepals (no distinction between petals and sepals) have two midline purple markings; one near the base and a larger one closer to the apex.

The subspecies occuring in the Hex is L. pyramidalis pyramidalis.

Distribution in the Hex

De Doorns Renosterveld Karoo vegetation.