Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Kniphofia
Family: Asphodelaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
uvaria
NOTES

A rhizomatous perennial growing in small clumps to 120 cm tall. The leaves are strap-shaped and fibrous and generally bend downwards about mid-length.


AUTHORITY
(L.) Oken
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Pendulous flowers in oblong to globose racemes, red fading to yellow
Colour: Orange
Common Name
Bishops torch
Red hot poker
Torch lily
Soldaat
Stinkaalwyn
Vuurlelie
Habitat
NOTES: Only found in damp places on the lower slopes near Blackburn's property
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Gynaecological treatments
Used as an enema to treat gynaecological complaints
Magical uses
Unspecified use
Blood treatments
Used to cleanse the blood
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic principles
Months
October
November
December
Synonyms for Species
Aletra uvaria
Aloe longifolia
Aloe rigida
Triclissa uvaria
Tritoma burchellii
Tritomanthe burchellii
Tritomanthe uvaria
Tritomium uvaria
Veltheimia uvaria
Kniphofia alooides
Kniphofia bachmannii



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