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Cyrtanthus sanguineus (Large red cyrtanthus, Inanda lily, Kei lily)

Keilelie [Afrikaans]; isilawu esimhlophe [Xhosa]

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 sanguineus (Large red cyrtanthus, Inanda lily, Kei lily)

Cyrtanthus sanguineus flowering in cultivation, Cape Town, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ] 

 

See KwaZulu-Natal Wildflowers by Elsa Pooley p. 40.