Chasmanthe floribundaCommon name: African Cornflag

Meaning of name: The meaning of Chasmanthe is not known. Floribunda is from the Latin words flos or floris, meaning flower, and abundus, meaning abounding in.

Distribution: Found from Geraldton to Esperance.

Remarks: A bulb to 1.5 metres tall. The orange or yellow flowers are produced from July to October. Native to South Africa.

References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 2007.

Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.

Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.