Lachenalia reflexa

Meaning of name: Lachenalia commemorates the Swiss botanist Prof. Werner de Lachenal. Reflexa is from the Latin word reflexus meaning bent or angled backwards.

Distribution: Naturalized in a few locations near Perth.

Remarks: Two basal leaves surround a flowering stem to 10 centimetres tall. The greenish-yellow flowers are produced in July and August. This plant is 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. 1997.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.

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