Ferraria crispa

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Ferraria crispa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Iridoideae
Tribe: Irideae
Genus: Ferraria
Species: F. crispa
Binomial name
Ferraria crispa

Ferraria crispa is a species of monocotyledonous flowering plant in the family Iridaceae. It is native to South Africa.[1]

In Australia it is commonly referred to as Black Flag.[2] It is also known as Starfish Lily.[3]



  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ "Weeds Australia - Black Flag". Archived from the original on December 3, 2010. Retrieved May 3, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Plant Profile: Ferraria crispa - Starfish Lily". Australian Gardener Plant Nursery. Archived from the original on 22 March 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 

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