Paul: Here goes: From Kuitzki "Libertia spreng. " Small to medium evergreen rhizomatous perennials; leaves several, lanceolate to linear; flowering stems several branched, branches long or very short and sometimes clustered; inflorescence spathes short, pedicels exposed; flowers white or blue; tepals free, subequal or the outer whorl much smaller; filaments united in a short tube, anthers erect; style short, dividing above the filament tube into 3 slender branches extending between the stamens; capsules sometimes indehiscent; seeds brown and shed immediately or colored and exposed in the open capsule; x =19. About 10 ssp., Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand and S. America." Aristea Aiton Found in Sub Saharan Africa including Madagascar.