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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Cape Prov.
Ixia 'Blue Bird'

Native to:

Cape Provinces

Introduced into:

Azores, California, France, Great Britain, Madeira, New South Wales, Pakistan, Portugal, Queensland, South Australia, Spain, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Ixia L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 51 (1762)

Accepted by

  • Goldblatt, P. & Manning, J.C. (2008). Systematics of the southern African genus Ixia (Iridaceae). 2. The filiform-leaved I. capillaris complex Bothalia 38: 115-124.
  • Goldblatt, P. & Manning, J.C. (2011). Systematics of the southern African genus Ixia (Iridaceae). 3. Sections Hyalis and Morphixia Bothalia 41: 83-134.

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