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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Ammocharis tinneana
 

Found this plant at Grootscholten.

  
Author:  Edgar Wolston Bertram Handsley Milne-Redhead & Herold Georg Wilhelm Johannes Schweickerdt 1939
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
Habitat:  Central-Southern Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  13 centimetres
Height:  30 (50) centimetres
Flower:  Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Northern Ammocharis
Synonyms:  Crinum tinneanum, Carl Georg Theodor Kotschy & Peyr

The flower from Specks Exotica.

    This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was given this name by Edgar Wolston Bertram Handsley Milne-Redhead and Herold Georg Wilhelm Johannes Schweickerdt in 1939. It is found from Ethiopia southwards to Zambia, Namibia and Mozambique, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The bulb can grow to thirteen centimetres in diameter, the leaves grow to 50 centimetres length. The flowers are dark pink.

Named after A. Tinné, who collected the type in the Sudan in 1873