The flower from
This member of the Amaryllidaceae
family was given this name by Edgar Wolston Bertram
Handsley Milne-Redhead and Herold Georg Wilhelm Johannes
Schweickerdt in 1939. It is found
from Ethiopia southwards to
Zambia, Namibia and Mozambique, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and lots of sun. The bulb can grow to thirteen
centimetres in diameter, the leaves grow to 50 centimetres length.
The flowers are dark pink.
Named after A. Tinné, who
collected the type in the Sudan in 1873