Moraea flaccida

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Moraea flaccida
Moraea flaccida flower.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Iridoideae
Tribe: Irideae
Genus: Moraea
Species: M. flaccida
Binomial name
Moraea flaccida

Homeria flaccida

Moraea flaccida commonly known as the one-leaf Cape tulip, is a bulb native to South Africa, including in Fynbos habitats.

It has become a noxious weed in farmland in southern Australia, including parts of Western Australia, Victoria and South Australia.[1]


  1. ^ Thorp, J.R., Wilson, M. (1998). "One-Leaf Cape Tulip Moraea flaccida". Weed Identification. Tasmania: Australian Weeds Committee. Retrieved 9 May 2014.