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Tritonia crocata #1 | by J.G. in S.F.
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Tritonia crocata #1

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Iridaceae - Western Cape Province, South Africa


Syn. Tritonia hyalina


Flame Freesia, Tritonia, kalkoentjie (Afrikaans)


Shown: Inflorescence displaying buds, flowers and spent flower


"Tritonia (Flame Freesia) is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family with around 28 species. They are wildly distributed mainly in South Africa and are close related to the genus Ixia." (Wikipedia)


Details of natural occurrence and garden culture:


Photographed in U.C. Botanical Garden at Berkeley - Berkeley, California

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Taken on April 24, 2012