Swaziland's Flora Database:
Watsonia watsonioides (Baker) Oberm.
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas
Swaziland abundance: abundant
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Local abundance: abundant
South eastern Transvaal and Swaziland
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Watsonia watsonioides - Slender, rarely more than I m high. Leaves usually little longer than inflorescence, stiff with prominent horny midrib and margins. Rower-spike usually less than 30 cm long, flowers fairly close-set, axis visible between them, in two rows, spreading horizontally or turned downwards. Bracts up to 15 mm long. Perianth white, cream, yellow or maroon; tube funnel-shaped from just above base, c 12 mm long, segments not widely spreading, c 1 cm long X 5 mm wide. Anthers c 5 mm long. Style-branches c 5 mm long, very shortly forked.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Goldblatt, P. 1989. The Genus Watsonia. National Botanic Gardens, South Africa.