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Cyrtanthus angustifolius

   (Family: Amaryllidaceae)
   
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Plant Type: EDIT  Bulb
Height: 0.5m
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Summer
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Biome: Fynbos
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
 
Red
Flower shape
 
  Flower info
  Bears 4-10 nodding, narrowly tubular scarlet flowers
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  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
Uses EDIT
Ecology EDIT
Flowers after fire.
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References

 
  • John Manning,(2008),Field guide to Fynbos,Struik  
 
 

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