This member of the
Amaryllidaceae family was described by Julius Friedrich Wilhelm Bosse in 1859. It is
found in the forests of Kwazulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga and
Swaziland, growing in a drained peat with quite some water and
little sun. The caudex will grow up to five centimetres in diameter,
the whole plant will grow up to 70 centimetres in height. The
flowers comes in red, orange or yellow.
Clivia- after the Duchess of Northumberland, Lady