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Brunsvigia bosmaniae

   (Family: Amaryllidaceae)
English: Fragrant candelabra lily  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Bulb
Height: 0.2m
Rarity Status:
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Clay (fine texture, holds a lot of water),
Loam (gritty, moist, and retains water easily)
Biome: Fynbos
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
Flower shape
  Flower scent EDIT
  Flower info
  Irregularly funnel-shaped pink flowers with flaring tepals in a large, rounded head. The stamens are flexed downwards and the outer stamens are about half as long as the inner.
  Leaf info EDIT
  5 or 6 prostrate leaves that are dry at flowering.
  Seed info EDIT
  Fruits are 3-winged and heavily ribbed.
Description EDIT
Bulbous perennial to 20 cm with 5 or 6 prostrate leaves that are dry at flowering.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Clay or gravelly coils along the West Coast and interior.
History EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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  • John Manning,(2008),Field guide to Fynbos,Struik  


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