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Description

Attractive perennial herb, up to 60 cm, growing from spherical corms. Several foliage leaves, narrowly lanceolate, reach to the base of the inflorescence. Flowers red with dark red markings on the inside of the lower 3 tepals; stamens and style red, long exserted.
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Derivation of specific name

grandiflora: large flowered
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Ecology

Population Biology

Frequency

Frequent
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