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|Family: Iridaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Freesia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Freesia leichtlinii Klatt subsp. alba (G.L. Mey.) J.C. Manning & Goldblatt
Stem: generally branched, < 20 cm. Leaf: 5--15 cm, 5--10 mm wide, midvein prominent. Flower: perianth < 5 cm, < 3 cm wide at top, white, often purple on outside, strong-scented, upper lobe erect, lower 3 spreading, lower 1 often with yellow area.
Ecology: Uncommon. Disturbed urban, coastal areas; Elevation: < 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo, SnFrB, SCo; Distribution Outside California: native to southern Africa. Flowering Time: Mar--Apr
Synonyms: Freesia alba (G.L. Mey.) Gumbl.
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter Goldblatt
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Previous taxon: Freesia
Next taxon: Iris
Citation for this treatment: Peter Goldblatt 2016. Freesia leichtlinii subsp. alba, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=98370, accessed on December 02, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 02, 2016.