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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Boophane ernestii-ruschii*
 

Unfortunately, it was in the dormant period I found this plant at Rosh Pinah, Namibia. The leaves are straight and rather short.

  
Author:  Dinter ex. Solch 1960
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
Habitat:  South-Western Namibia
Soil:  Grit or Mix
Water:  Minimum - Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  25 centimetres
Height:  35 centimetres
Flower:  Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Boophone disticha var. ernesti-ruschii, BoophOne ernestii-ruschii. BUphane ernestii-ruschii ???
   This member of the Amaryllidaceae might be given this name by Dinter after Solch.'s description. It is found in the south-western Namibia, growing in grit or other well drained soil with little to some water and some to lots of sun. The bulb is half exposed, and can reach a size of 25 centimetres. The leaves are straight and reach 20-25 centimetre. The flowers are pink.

*) I have not been able to verify this name neither at IPNI, Aluca or MoBot. It have been known as Boophone disticha var. ernesti-ruschii,  but more recently considered to be a form of Boophone haemanthoides. I find this a bit odd: It have significantly shorter leaves and it lack the undulate margins completely. Further more; the growing season is months later. The bulbs I have seen are more exposed and larger than any other Boophones.

This is a winter-grower.