Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Haemanthus sanguineus


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 Haemanthus sanguineus   Haemanthus sanguineus
 Haemanthus sanguineus   Haemanthus sanguineus
 Haemanthus sanguineus   Haemanthus sanguineus
 Haemanthus sanguineus   Haemanthus sanguineus

Habitat

Sandy, loamy slopes especially after fire

Altitude

Flowering time

January - April

Description

A bulbous plant about 300 mm high with two to three large, rounded leaves flat on the ground (like the soles of a shoe) that appear after flowering. The stout, red, flowering stem, often compressed and furrowed, bears the "paint-brush" flowerhead. This consists of a cup of about eight red bracts with numerous pink to red flowers crowded in the centre.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26