|Author: ||Frances Margaret Leighton, 1932
||Cape Province; South Africa,
Centimetres (30 centimetres)
Brunsvigia appendiculata, F.M.Leight.
This member of the Amaryllidaceae
family was described by Frances Margaret Leighton in 1932. It is
found in the Cape Province of South Africa and Namibia, growing in sand or other
well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The bulb will
grow up to nine centimetres or more, the leaves will lay flat on the
ground, and reach a length of 30 centimetres.
The name Brunsvigia, in
honour of the Duke of Brunswick. The species is named after Marie
Bosman, who collected the plant for Leightont.
This is a winter grower.