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|Family: Iridaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ixia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ixia maculata L.
Stem: 20--50 cm, generally unbranched. Leaf: basal 5--8, 10--35 cm, < 5 mm wide, often twisted. Inflorescence: generally 4--12-flowered, dense. Flower: perianth orange or yellow, dark brown in center, with pale star in center or not, tube 5--10 mm, lobes 15--20 mm, spreading; filaments generally partly united, shorter than anthers; anthers 7--9 mm; style dividing below anther level.
Ecology: Uncommon. Urban areas, disturbed coastal dunes; Elevation: < 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: native to southern Africa. Flowering Time: Apr
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter Goldblatt
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Previous taxon: Ixia
Next taxon: Libertia
Citation for this treatment: Peter Goldblatt 2016. Ixia maculata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=29471, accessed on May 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.