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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Scadoxus membranaceus
 
  
Author:  Ib Friis & Inger Nordal 1976
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
Habitat:  South-eastern Cape, South Africa
Soil:  Mix/Sand
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  5 centimetres
Height:  25 centimetres
Flower:  Red
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Dwarf Paintbrush
Synonyms:  Haemanthus puniceus var. membranaceus (Bak.) Baker
   This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was given this name by Ib Friis and Inger Nordal in 1976. It is found in the south-eastern Cape of South Africa, growing in sand or other well drained soil with some water and some sun. The bulb will grow to five centimetres in diameter, the leaves to 25 centimetres length. The flowers are red.