Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
antholyza
NOTES

A cormous plant to 40 cm with sword-shaped, firm, leathery leaves which are 3-6 veined and may be absent at the time of flowering.


AUTHORITY
(Poir.) Goldblatt
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Red tubular flowers are borne in a spiral. The bracts are dry and leathery. The upper tepal is the longest. Has large inflated pink seed pods
Colour: Pink
Notes: The fruits are red
Colour: Red
Common Name
Snake flower
Karkarblom
Bergpypie
Habitat
NOTES: Very common in summer
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
November
December
January
February
Synonyms for Species
Anapalina nervosa
Anapalina longituba
Tritoniopsis longituba



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