Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Haemanthus
Family: Amaryllidaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
sanguineus
NOTES

A bulbous geophyte to 30 cm with 2 prostrate, leathery leaves which are often outlined in red. The leaves are dry at flowering.


AUTHORITY
Jacq.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Bright red flowers crowded in a dense head. Bracts leathery. Individual flowers have 6 bright red petals joined at the base
Colour: Red
Common Name
Velskoenblaar
April fool
Habitat
NOTES: Flowers particularly after fire
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Toxicity
The whole plant is poisonous
Months
January
February
March
April
Synonyms for Species
Haemanthus incarnatus
Haemanthus rotundifolius



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