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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Nerine laticoma
 
  
Author:  Théophile Alexis Durand & Hans Schinz 1894
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
Habitat:  Southern Botswana, Namibia, South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  15 centimetres
Height:  30 centimetres
Flower:  White-Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Nerine duparquetiana Baker Nerine falcata W.F. Barker. Nerine lucida Herb.

   This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was given this name by Théophile Alexis Durand and Hans Schinz in 1894. It is found from the southern Botswana through Namibia to southern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with quite some water in summer and lots of sun. The bulb can grow to fifteen centimetres, the whole plant to 30 centimetres. The flowers are from almost white to dark pink.

 They might not response well to have their bulb exposed. To get them to flower, the temperature have to be high, might take 38-42C.

In some areas, they are almost total ground covering.