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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Clivia miniata
 
  
Author:  Julius Friedrich Wilhelm Bosse 1859
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
Habitat:  Southern Africa
Soil:  Peat
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Minimum-Medium
Thickness:  5 centimetres
Height:  50 centimetres
Flower:  Red, Orange or Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Bush Lily, Kaffir Lily
Synonyms:  Vallota miniata. John Lindley

   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 Charlotte Clive