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Ixia species early yellow

Unidentified Ixia, no description.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No data.

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1845, 1850 and 1857 catalogues [B.291/1845].  A plant identified only as ‘Ixia yellow’ was recorded as received per ‘Sovereign’ February 1831.  It may be this plant or the ‘tall yellow’.  [MP A2948].


For further discussion of Ixias see Ixia hybrid ‘Calypso’.

Published Nov 16, 2009 - 02:15 PM | Last updated Jul 24, 2010 - 04:32 PM

Family Iridaceae
Region of origin

Probably South Africa, Cape district

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Ixia sp. early yellow 

Confidence level low