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.
- Manning, J., 2018. Field Guide to Fynbos