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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Crinum buphanoides
 

 

 

  
Author:  Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch 1878
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
Habitat:  Namibia, South Africa
Soil:  Well drained
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  16 centimetres
Height:  30 centimetres
Flower:  White -  Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -

   This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was given this name by Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch in 1878. It is found in the marsh lands of northern South Africa and Namibia, growing in sand or other well drained soil with quite some water in the summer and none when dormant. The bulb can grow to sixteen centimetres and the whole plant to 30 centimetres. The flowers are from white to pink.