Onixotis stricta (Burm.f.) Wijnlands

Perennial herb from a short rhizome. Inflorescence to 60 cm, flowers in a spike. Leaves 3, linear tapering, terete, sheathing. Flowers numerous, spreading, to 2.5 cm wide. Tepals white to pinkish, anthers and ovary reddish-purple; spring. Syn. O. triquetra (L.f.) D.J. Mabberley.

Cape Province, S Africa.

Source: Conran, J. (2005). Colchicaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.