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Haemanthus sanguineus

Haemanthus sanguineus
Common names: smooth bloodlily, April fool (Eng.); veldskoenblaar, brandlelie (Afr.)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

... by hand. Haemanthus sanguineus belongs to the Amaryllidaceae, of which 22 species occur in the Klein Karoo. The name of ...

06 / 09 / 2021 | Ricardo Riddles | Karoo Desert NBG
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Cyrtanthus

Cyrtanthus elatus
Common names: fire lily (Eng.); brandlelie, vuurlelie (Afr.)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

... of bulbils at the tips of stolons. Like other members of the Amaryllidaceae, the bulbs contain toxic alkaloids, including galanthamine, ... is the most species-rich genus of the southern African Amaryllidaceae. C. elatus (George lily, Scarborough lily) is the most ...

19 / 07 / 2021 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Brunsvigia natalensis

Brunsvigia natalensis
Common names: Natal candelabra flower (Eng.); kandelaarblom (Afr.); umbhola (Zul.)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

14 / 06 / 2021 | Mulweli Maswoliedza | Compton Herbarium
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Hessea speciosa

Hessea speciosa
Common names: coconut umbrella lily (Eng.); sambreeltjies (Afr.)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

31 / 05 / 2021 | Bhongolethu Mtengwana | TSP
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Cyrtanthus elatus

Cyrtanthus elatus
Common names: George lily, Scarborough lily (Eng.); george-lelie, knysna-lelie (Afr.)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

... become independent plants. Like many other members of the Amaryllidaceae, the bulbs contain toxic alkaloids, including haemanthamine and ... is the most species-rich genus of the southern African Amaryllidaceae. It is concentrated in South Africa in the southeastern part of ...

29 / 03 / 2021 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Haemanthus humilis subsp. hirsutus

Haemanthus humilis subsp. hirsutus
Common names: Rabbit’s ears (Eng.); bobbejaanoor, velskoenblaar (Afr.); tsebe ea phofu, sekitla (Sesotho)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

07 / 12 / 2020 | Ndiyafhi Muthuhadini | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Apodolirion amyanum

Apodolirion amyanum
Common names: Amy’s apodolirion (Eng.)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

... the plant in mid-1975. This genus belongs to the Amaryllidaceae family, which comprise mostly of bulbous plants and flowers with ...

21 / 09 / 2020 | Pamela Nondumiso Sgatya | CREW
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Ammocharis baumii

Ammocharis baumii as a container subject. (Photo Graham Duncan)
Common names: Baum’s ammocharis
Family: Amaryllidaceae

30 / 03 / 2020 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Apodolirion macowanii

Apodolirion macowanii
Common names: spiralled leaf ground lily, MacOwan’s ground lily
Family: Amaryllidaceae

04 / 11 / 2019 | Pamela Nondumiso Sgatya | CREW
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Crinum lineare

Crinum lineare (Adriaan Grobler)
Common names: Port Elizabeth crinum
Family: Amaryllidaceae

03 / 12 / 2018 | Vathiswa Zikishe | CREW
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Scadoxus membranaceus

Scadoxus membranaceus
Common names: dwarf paintbrush, (Eng.); seeroogblom (Afr.); idumbi (Zul.)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

29 / 10 / 2018 | Nomama Mei | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Ammocharis coranica

Ammocharis coranica
Common names: karoo lily, koranna lily, sore eye flower, bible flower, ground lily (Eng.); berglelie, gifbol, seeroogblom (Afr.); boka (Sesotho); isidiya, icukudo,
Family: Amaryllidaceae

20 / 11 / 2017 | Ricardo Riddles | Karoo Desert NBG
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Clivia miniata var. citrina

Clivia miniata var. citrina ‘Kirstenbosch Yellow’
Common names: yellow clivia, yellow bush lily (Eng.); geelboslelie (Afr.)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

... and to mountains near Vanrhynsdorp. Within the family Amaryllidaceae, Clivia falls within the tribe Haemantheae , whose ...

02 / 10 / 2017 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Nerine krigei

Nerine krigei has distinctive erect, spirally twisted leaves (Georg Fritz)
Common names: corkskrew nerine, curly leaved nerine (Eng.); draaiblaar nerine (Afr.)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

... 1930s. Nerine is a genus of 24 species in the family Amaryllidaceae, 20 of which are endemic to the geographic areas of South ...

06 / 02 / 2017 | Thato Moeketsane | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Crossyne guttata

Crossyne guttata (Hedi Stummer)
Common names: parasol lily, April fool lily (Eng.); sambreelblom (Afr.)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

... dependent on fire to flower. Like most members of the Amaryllidaceae, the seeds have a characteristic black or blue crust of the ... is the new name for two species of bulbs belonging in the Amaryllidaceae family. These plants were previously thought to be of the genus ...

01 / 08 / 2016 | Sisanda Alakhe Velembo-Mhlauli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Nerine bowdenii

Nerine bowdenii subsp. bowdenii from southern KwaZulu-Natal
Common names: large pink nerine (Eng.); grootpienknerina (Afr.)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

... especially in the United Kingdom. Members of the family Amaryllidaceae contain toxic alkaloid compounds and all parts of this plant ...

23 / 11 / 2015 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Cryptostephanus

Cryptostephanus vansonii
Common names: none known
Family: Amaryllidaceae

... version of the discoverer’s name. Within the family Amaryllidaceae, Cryptostephanus belongs to the tribe Haemanthae, which ... Cryptostephanus is one of only three genera in the African Amaryllidaceae which does not have a true bulb, but a rhizomatous rootstock. ...

29 / 06 / 2015 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Hessea mathewsii

Flowering in  habitat
Common names: hessea
Family: Amaryllidaceae

16 / 03 / 2015 | Brittany Arendse | CREW
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Strumaria phonolithica

Plant in flower
Common names: none known
Family: Amaryllidaceae

21 / 07 / 2014 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Hessea

Hessea stellaris. Colin Paterson-Jones
Common names: umbrella lilies; sambreeltjies (Afr.)
Family: Amaryllidaceae

... The ovary, which is inferior as in all Amaryllidaceae, has up to four ovules in each of its three chambers. The style ...

26 / 05 / 2014 | D Snijman | Compton Herbarium
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