Ixia FlexuosaBending-Stalk'd Ixia
- Class and Order
- Triandria Monogynia
- Generic Character
- Cor. 6-partita, campanulata, regularis. Stigmata 3.IXIA flexuosa foliis linearibus, racemo flexuoso multifloro. Linn. Sp. Pl. p. 51. Ait. Hort. Kew. p. 58.
The Ixias are a numerous tribe, chiefly natives of the Cape, and in general remarkable either for their delicacy, or brilliant colours.
The one here figured appears to be a variety of the flexuosa with a purple eye, its blossoms are fragrant, and come forth in April or May.