Beetle Lily

Beetle Lily

Observation - Beetle Lily - Southern Africa. Description: Endemic to South Western Cape.Up to 30cm high with 1-5 funnel-shaped flowers. Flowers close up at night or in dull weather and only open fully in bright sunshine. Only saw partially opened yellow flowers.Tepals yellow to orange with a dark maroon base, fl

Endemic to South Western Cape.Up to 30cm high with 1-5 funnel-shaped flowers. Flowers close up at night or in dull weather and only open fully in bright sunshine. Only saw partially opened yellow flowers.Tepals yellow to orange with a dark maroon base, flushed red on the reverse.Leaves 5–8 leaves,clasping the stem at the base.Growing on seasonally damp part of open field