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Cyrtanthus fergusoniae

   (Family: Amaryllidaceae)
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Plant Type: EDIT  Bulb
Height: 0.2m
Rarity Status:
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily)
Biome: Fynbos
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
Flower shape
  Flower info
  Bears 4-8 tubular and 2-lipped bright red flowers.
Leaf shape EDIT
  Leaf info EDIT
  Leaves are slender and strap-shaped. They are often dry at flowering.
Seed colour
  Seed info EDIT
  Fruits ellipsoid with flattened, black seeds.
Description EDIT
Bulbous perennial to 20cm with the leaves often dry at flowering; bears 4-8 tubular and 2-lipped bright red flowers.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Shale or sand on sandstone or limestone ridges along the south coast.
History EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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