Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Cyrtanthus carneus

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 Cyrtanthus carneus   Cyrtanthus carneus


Coastal sand and gravel


Flowering time

December to February


Robust plants to 75cm high. Bulbs often in clumps. Leaves up to 10, usually green at flowering, suberect, strap-shaped, 2-6cm wide, twisted, leathery. Flowers 15-25, red or pink, nodding, 5-7cm long, tubular, slightly spreading narrow tepals. From Greek: kyrtos, curved; anthos, flower; = curved flower tube. carneus = flesh coloured

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 27