Photo by Loukie Viljoen
Duvalia immaculata (C. A. Lückh.) M. B. Bayer ex L. C. Leach in S. African J. Bot. 55: 268 (1989).
Etymology: im- (Lat.) un-, macula (Lat.) - spot; unspotted.
Distribution: South Africa (Western Cape).
History: Plant was first collected by Mrs. Deborah Susanna van der Bijl. Its two photographs was first published as Duvalia maculata (White & Sloane 1933). They mentioned it as a immaculate form of D. maculata in 1937. Martin Bruce Bayer sugested in 1977 that it was a distinct species. Formaly was raised to specific level in 1989 by Larry Leach.