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Ixia cedarmontana

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Asparagales > Family: Iridaceae > Genus: Ixia

Distribution and habitat

Distribution includes the Cederberg, Koue Bokkeveld and Groot Winterhoek mountains, Western Cape, South Africa, where it occurs on moist sandstone flats, and in seeps and seasonal marshes (von Staden, 2012).



Conservation status

Least concern (von Staden, 2012).


  • Named and described as Ixia cedarmontana by Goldblatt & Manning (2011).

Publications (by date)

  • Goldblatt P, Manning JC. 2011. Systematics of the southern African genus Ixia (Iridaceae). 3. Sections Hyalis and Morphixia. Bothalia 41(1):83-134.

  • von Staden, L. 2012. Ixia cedarmontana Goldblatt & J.C.Manning. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2013.1. Accessed on 2013/04/01