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Witsenia maura

Witsenia maura. Photo J Manning
Common names: Bokmakierie's tail (Eng.); waaiertjie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... occurs naturally. Witsenia was the first woody Iridaceae genus to be described and was named Antholyza maura by Linnaeus ... Maurus is an adjective for Moorish in Latin. The woody Iridaceae include only thirteen species. The genus Witsenia accounts for ...

09 / 06 / 2003 | Antonia Xaba | Harold Porter NBG
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Watsonia vanderspuyiae

Watsonia vanderspuyiae
Common names: bergsuurkanol (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

21 / 11 / 2011 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Watsonia tabularis

Watsonia tabularis, pink
Common names: Table Mountain watsonia (Eng.); suurkanol, kanolpypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

14 / 12 / 2015 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Watsonia strictiflora

Watsonia strictiflora
Common names: Klipheuwel watsonia (Eng.); Klipheuwel lakpypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

28 / 11 / 2016 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Watsonia pillansii

Watsonia pillansii
Common names: Pillans’ watsonia, summer watsonia, bugle lily, Beatrice watsonia (Eng.); suurkanol, knolpypie, lakpypie (Afr.); igotyibe (isiXhosa)
Family: Iridaceae

29 / 02 / 2016 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Watsonia mtamvunae

Photo Tony Abbott
Common names: Umtamvuna watsonia
Family: Iridaceae

03 / 09 / 2012 | N Petela | CREW
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Watsonia marginata

Watsonia marginata
Common names: broad-leaf watsonia (Eng.), breëblaar-kanolpypie, rooikanolpypie, kanolpypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... flowers resemble. Watsonia marginata belongs in the Iridaceae (iris family), a family of roughly 70 genera and 1800 species which ...

29 / 10 / 2001 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Watsonia latifolia

Flowers
Common names: broad-leaved watsonia (Eng.); sidvwa (siSwati)
Family: Iridaceae

17 / 09 / 2012 | Mkhipheni Ngwenya | KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium
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Watsonia hysterantha

Watsonia hysterantha. Photo: G Duncan
Common names: autumn watsonia (Eng.); herfskanolpypie, suikerkan, rooipypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

12 / 01 / 2004 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Watsonia humilis

Pink form
Common names: waxy watsonia (Eng.); waspypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

09 / 12 / 2013 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Watsonia canaliculata

Watsonia canaliculata growing in KZN Botanical Garden
Family: Iridaceae

09 / 01 / 2006 | S Khanyile | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Watsonia borbonica

Common names: pink watsonia ( Eng. ); suurkanol, kanolpypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

03 / 10 / 2005 | S Nonkenge | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Watsonia angusta

Watsonia angusta
Common names: red watsonia (Eng.); grootrooipypie, rooipypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

29 / 06 / 2015 | Bathabile Ndlovu | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Tritoniopsis triticea

Flowers
Common names: mountain pipes (Eng.); rooibergpypie, klipuintjie, berguintjie, karkarblom (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... triticea means of wheat. Tritoniopsis belongs in the Iridaceae, commonly known as the iris family. There are 29 species in this ...

04 / 12 / 2006 | Xolelwa Lusithi | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Tritonia crocata

Tritonia crocata
Common names: Mossel Bay tritonia (Eng.) mosselbaaikalkoentjie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

06 / 10 / 2008 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Sparaxis maculosa

In flower
Common names: Cape buttercup, sparaxis, wandflower (Eng.); botterblom, ferweel, ferweeltjie, fluweeltjie, geelkalkoentjie, geelkalossie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... Sparaxis is one of the smaller genera of the family Iridaceae. The Iris family is a large group that is well- represented in ...

17 / 03 / 2008 | Caitlin Von Witt | CREW
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Sparaxis grandiflora subsp. grandiflora

Flower showing vertical anthers and style  to one side
Common names: Cape buttercup, sparaxis (Eng.); botterblom, ferweel, ferweeltjie, fluweeltjie, perskalkoentjie, perskalossie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... Sparaxis is one of the smaller genera of the family Iridaceae. The Iris family is a large group that is well represented in ...

14 / 08 / 2006 | Caitlin Von Witt | CREW
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Sparaxis elegans

Sparaxis elegans
Common names: Cape buttercup, sparaxis, pale harlequin flower (Eng.); spogfluweeltjie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... 1989; Goldblatt & Manning 2013). The genus belongs to the Iridaceae family and was described by Ker Gawler in 1802. It now includes ...

09 / 06 / 2014 | Brittany Arendse | CREW
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Nivenia stokoei

Nivenia stokoei
Common names: Kogelberg blue stars, Stokoe's bush iris (Eng.), blousterretjie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

24 / 03 / 2003 | Berenice Carolus | Harold Porter NBG
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Nivenia corymbosa

Nivenia corymbosa
Common names: blue stars (Eng.); blousterretjie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

12 / 04 / 2004 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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