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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Xerophyta hereroensis
 

Photo from World Plant.

  
Author:  Nanuza Luiza de Menezes 1971
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
Habitat:  Central South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  8 centimetres
Height:  25 centimetres
Flower:  Pale Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Ressurection Plant
Synonyms:  Xerophyta viscosa Baker 1875. Vellozia viscosa Baker. Xerophyta villosa T. Durand & Schinz 1895. Barbacenia hereroensis Schinz 1896. Vellozia hereroensis Baker 1898. Barbacenia viscosa Pax ex Burtt Davy 1912
This member of the Amaryllidaceae  family was given this name by  Nanuza Luiza de Menezes in 1971. It is found in the heights of the central South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. It is famous for standing total dryness. The bulb will grow up to eight centimetres in diameter, the whole plant will grow up to 25 centimetres height. The flowers are pale pink.