Romulea flava

Meaning of name: Romulea is descended from the Latin name Romulus, the first king of Rome. Flava is from the Latin word flavus, meaning yellow.

Distribution: Occurs from Perth to Albany.

Remarks: The flowers, produced in August and September, are yellow with petals up to 15 millimetres long. It is a native of southern Africa.

References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.