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Cyrtanthus angustifolius

   (Family: Amaryllidaceae)
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Plant Type: EDIT  Bulb
Height: 0.5m
Rarity Status:
Preferred rainfall: Summer
Preferred position:
Full Sun
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 info
  Bears 4-10 nodding, narrowly tubular scarlet flowers
Leaf shape EDIT
  Leaf info EDIT
  Leaves are slender
  Seed info EDIT
Description EDIT
Bulbous perennial to 45cm with leaves usually green at flowering; bears 4-10 nodding, narrowly tubular scarlet flowers.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Mountain slopes and flats in seasonal streams and vleis in the Western and Eastern Cape.
History EDIT
Ecology EDIT
Flowers after fire.
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  • John Manning,(2008),Field guide to Fynbos,Struik  


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