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Spiloxene trifurcillata

Spiloxene trifurcillata is a small bulb that is endemic to the eastern Klein Karoo as well as the Eastern Cape.

The plants prefer to grow in shady moist areas where they can form dense clumps. The small yellow flowers appear in late winter and spring.

Propagation  is from seed.

Spiloxene trifurcillata

Spiloxene trifurcillata flowering in a nursery. Original specimen from Keurkloof south of Oudtshoorn.

Spiloxene trifurcillata flowers

This species is currently not protected under South African conservation legislation or under CITES.