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Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa, Eswatini
||Pink - Red
Brunsvigia burchelliana, Herb.
Brunsvigia cooperi, Baker.
This member of the Amaryllidaceae
family was given this name by William Herbert in 1837. It is found
in the higher altitude regions 1500-2200 metres, in
Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa and Eswatini. It grow in a well drained soil with
some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to ten
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 20 centimetres in
flowers are pink to red with white stripes.
This Brunsvigia is close
Brunsvigia gregaria, but will flower in (December-) January-February;
early summer, according to Cameron McMaster.
The name Brunsvigia, in
honour of the Duke of Brunswick. The species name; raduosa
referring to the roughness of the leaves.