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Cyrtanthus leucanthus 

Witbergpypie, Witbrandlelie [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 leucanthus  Cyrtanthus leucanthus 
Cyrtanthus leucanthus flowering in late summer in recently burnt fynbos at Betty's Bay, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]
Cyrtanthus leucanthus 
Cyrtanthus leucanthus flowering in summer after a fire in fynbos at the Palmiet River mouth, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

See Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 70; Hottentots Holland to Hermanus wild flowers by Lee Burman & Anne Bean p. 40.