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Genus: Haemanthus

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

Twenty-two species, endemic to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Haemanthus albiflos (White paint brush, Dappled snowbrush)

Haemanthus amarylloides

Haemanthus avasmontanus

 

Haemanthus barkerae

Haemanthus canaliculatus

Haemanthus carneus

Haemanthus coccineus (April fool, Blood flower)

Haemanthus crispus

Haemanthus dasyphyllus

Haemanthus deformis (Dwarf haemanthus)

Haemanthus graniticus

 

Haemanthus humilis (Rabbit's ears)

Haemanthus lanceifolius

 

Haemanthus montanus (Mountain haemanthus)

Haemanthus namaquensis

Haemanthus nortieri

Haemanthus pauculifolius

 

Haemanthus pubescens 

Haemanthus pumilio

Haemanthus sanguineus (April fool)

Haemanthus tristis

Haemanthus unifoliatus

 

Publications

  • Snijman, D.A. 1984. A revision of the genus Haemanthus (Amarylidaceae). Journal of South African Botany, Suppl. Vol 12: 1-139.

 

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