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Cyrtanthus angustifolius (Fire Lily)

Brandlelie [Afrikaans]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Asparagales > Family: Amaryllidaceae > Genus: Cyrtanthus

Cyrtanthus angustifolius, Cederberg, Western Cape, South Africa. [image Patrick Lane , from iNaturalist]


  • van Rooyen, G. & Steyn, H. 1999. Cederberg, Clanwilliam and Biedouw Valley. South African Wild Flower Guide 10. Botanical Society of Southern Africa, Kirstenbosch. See p. 60.

Text by Hamish Robertson