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Ixia curvata

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

Occurs on the Calvinia and Great Roggeveld plateau (de Vos, 1999a).


Flowers in September (de Vos, 1999a).

Conservation status

Least concern (Goldblatt et al., 2006).


  • de Vos MP. 1999a. Ixia. In: Flora of southern Africa 7(2), fascicle 1: 3-87.

  • Goldblatt P, Raimondo D, Victor JE, Naidoo K. 2006. Ixia curvata G.J.Lewis. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2013.1. Accessed on 2013/04/01.