Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Moraea
Family: Iridaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
polystachya
NOTES

A much-branched cormous plant 50-80 cm tall. It has several narrow, trailing, channelled leaves.


AUTHORITY
(Thunb.) Ker-Gawl.
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Many lovely blue flowers on a much branched stem. The flower clusters are subtended by leafy, tightly sheathing bracts
Colour: Blue
Common Name
Blue tulp
Tulp
Bloutulp
Kraaiuntjie
Habitat
NOTES: Thus far only found along roadsides on the Geelhoutboom side
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Toxicity
The plant is poisonous when green and causes death in stock animals
Months
September
Synonyms for Species
Iris polystachya



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