Pauridia alticola, syn. Saniella occidentalis, syn. Empodium occidentale, is found in damp depressions in heavy soils at high altitudes in the mountains near Calvinia, Sutherland, and Ceres. The photos below were taken by Cameron McMaster near Middelpos September 2011.
Pauridia capensis, syn. Spiloxene capensis, is found in seasonally wet flats in a broad distribution from the western Karoo to the Cape Peninsula and Little Karoo. Photo taken September 2011 by Cameron McMaster.
Pauridia serrata, syn. Spiloxene serrata, grows in sand or heavy clay, usually in seasonally damp places. Photograph from Cameron McMaster.
Romulea atrandra has a wide distribution from the Western Cape to the Southeastern Cape and grows in clay soils. Photo by Cameron McMaster of this species growing at the Rooiwal Pass in the Roggeveld area of South Africa.
Romulea austinii is found on damp stony flats in the western and south Karoo. Photos taken between Matjiesfontein and Sutherland by Bob Rutemoeller and Mary Sue Ittner of what they believe to be this species.
Romulea diversiformis grows in moist or waterlogged dolerite and clay in the winter rainfall area of South Africa. Photos taken in habitat in the Komsberg by Cameron McMaster and one from Mary Sue Ittner taken September 2006 showing them flowering in mass.
Romulea hantamensis grows on damp doleritic flats in the Hantamsberg. Photos below were taken by Rachel Saunders September 2014 on an IBSA trip to the Hantamsberg. There was considerable variation in color in the flowers in the population they saw.
Romulea hirta is found on damp dolerite and clay flats from Calvinia to Sutherland and in the Clanwilliam mountains on stony ground. Photographed near Middelpos September 2006 by Mary Sue Ittner.
Romulea komsbergensis is found on damp loamy flats. The first photo was taken in habitat in the Komsberg by Cameron McMaster. The next three photos by Bob Rutemoeller were taken September 2006 in a wet place near Middelpos in a wet year. The last was taken by Mary Sue Ittner
Romulea luteoflora is found on loamy soils from a wide inland range: Kamiesberg, Namaqualand, and from Calvinia to Clanwilliam, Ceres and Worcester, Riversdale, and Lesotho. Photos taken 2011 by Cameron McMaster.
Romulea monadelpha grows in damp doleritic clays flats and outcrops. Photos 1-3 taken in habitat near Middelpos by Bob Rutemoeller and Mary Sue Ittner September 2006. The last photo was taken September 2011 by Cameron McMaster.
Romulea subfistulosa grows on dolerite flats from Calvinia to the Roggeveld Escarpment. The first two photos were taken in habitat by Cameron McMaster. The next three were taken September 2006 by Bob Rutemoeller and the last by Mary Sue Ittner
Romulea syringodeoflora is found on shale flats and slopes. The photo was taken by Alan Horstmann near Middelpos.
Romulea tetragona is found in clay soils in dry areas of the winter rainfall Cape. Photos taken by Mary Sue Ittner near Middelpos September 2006.
Romulea tortuosa grows in sandstone and clay soils in the inland districts of the Southwestern Cape and the western Karoo. The first and second photos from Mary Sue Ittner and Bob Rutemoeller were taken in the Komsberg and the third from Mary Sue Ittner near Middelpos. The last photo was taken by Cameron McMaster September 2011 on the Sutherland Road.
Romulea unifolia grows on dolerite flats. The three photos were taken by Cameron McMaster. The third and fourth by Bob Rutemoeller are a close up with a pollinator and the back. The last from Mary Sue Ittner shows it flowering in habitat in September 2006 near Middelpos.
Wurmbea spicata is found on mostly clay and granite slopes in renosterveld in many areas of the Cape Province, South Africa (winter rainfall). Photos were taken by Andrew Harvie.
Wurmbea variabilis is found on sandy flats in the Western Cape, Western Karoo and the Eastern Cape. Photographed by Bob Rutemoeller near Middelpos September 2006 and by Cameron McMaster in the Komsberg.
Xenoscapa fistulosa, syn. Anomatheca fistulosa, is widespread, extending from southern Namibia and Namaqualand through the western Karoo into the Little Karoo. Photos taken by Cameron McMaster in 2011 near Middelpos.