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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Boophane haemanthoides
 
  
Author:  Frances Margaret Leighton 1947
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
Habitat:  Namaqualand, Western Cape South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  25 centimetres
Height:  70 centimetres
Flower:  Brownish-Red
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  By mistake?: BUphane haemanthoides.

Part of an rescue operation, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Wild plants from Aberdeen, Western Cape, South Africa.

   This member of the Amaryllidaceae  family was described by Frances Margaret Leighton in 1947. It is found from Namaqualand to Western Cape, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The bulb will grow up to 25 centimetres in diameter, the leaves up to 50 centimetres long. The flowers are brownish-red.

This is a late summer/autumn grower.

Wild plants from Aberdeen, Western Cape, South Africa.