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Genus: Clivia

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

Six species, all endemic to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Clivia caulescens

Clivia gardenii (Major garden's clivia, Natal drooping clivia)

Clivia miniata (Bush lily, St John's lily, Clivia, Fire lily)

Clivia mirabilis

Clivia nobilis (Drooping Clivia)

Clivia robusta



  • Vorster, P. 1994. Clivia nobilis. Flowering Plants of Africa 53: 70-74.


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