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Family: ANTHERICACEAE 

 Anthericum frutescens
 
  
Author:  Carl Linnaeus 1753
Family:  Anthericaceae
Habitat:  South-east South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  4 centimetres
Height:  50 centimetres
Flower:  Bright Yellow, Orange, or White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Onion-leaved Anthericum
Synonyms:  Anthericum fruticosum, Salisb. Bulbine frutescens, Willd.
Got it from:  Loulé, Portugal
Year:  2005

A flower of a native in the Cape Province and flower of mine

   This member of the Anthericaceae family was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. It is found in the south-eastern part of South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water year round and lots of sun. The flowers are from white over bright yellow to orange. The bulb will grow up to four centimetres, the whole plant up to 50 centimetres high.