Julius Friedrich Wilhelm Bosse,
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- Orange - Yellow
Lily, Kaffir Lily
miniata. John Lindley.
Clivia sulphurea. Laing.
Imantophyllum miniatum, Hook.
Imatophyllum atrosanguineum, B.S.Williams.
This member of the
Amaryllidaceae family was described by Julius Friedrich Wilhelm Bosse in 1859. It is
found in the forests of Kwazulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga in
South Africa and
Eswatini, growing in a drained but rich soil with quite some water and
little sun. The caudex will grow up to five centimetres in diameter,
the whole plant will grow up to 70 centimetres in height. The
flowers are from red over orange to yellow.
honour of Charlotte Percy (née Clive), Duchess of
Northumberland,1787–1866. The species name means 'cinnabar red', as
some of the flowers are.