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A short swollen underground stem
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Ixia

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Spot the caterpillar.
Family Iridaceae
Name Ixia Spp.
Common Name Corn Lily
Etymology
Ixia From Greek ixia meaning bird lime, referring to the sticky sap.

  See also:  Bulbs, Corms & Tubers

Ixias have thin grass like leaves that grow from small corms. It originates from South Africa. The flowers appear briefly in spring, about the same time as Freesias.



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