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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Ammocharis coranica
 
  
Author:  William Herbert 1821
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
Habitat:  Southern Africa
Soil:  Sand to clay
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  30 centimetres
Height:  30 centimetres
Flower:  Dark pink
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Ground Lily
Synonyms:  Ammocharis falcata. William Herbert

 

  

This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was described by Herb., and is found in Southern Africa. It grows in a sandy or even clay-like soil with some water and lots of sun. The leaves tend to lay on the ground, for 30 centimetres, the bulb can grow to 30 centimetres in diameter. The flowers are pink, last for 20 days, turning darker and darker. It can only be reproduced by seeds.

Wild plants from Namibia.