Part of an
rescue operation, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Wild plants from Aberdeen,
Western Cape, South Africa.
This member of the
Amaryllidaceae family was described by Frances
Margaret Leighton in 1947. It is found from Namaqualand to Western
Cape, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of
sun. The bulb will grow up to 25 centimetres in diameter, the leaves
up to 50 centimetres long. The flowers are brownish-red.
This is a late summer/autumn