1. The Botanical Magazine
  2. The Botanical Magazine, Volume IV

Ixia Flexuosa

Bending-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.

127Ixia Flexuosa
Ixia Flexuosa
Bending-Stalk'd Ixia

Other species of the Ixia genus