Beautiful red markings on Cryptostephanus & Scadoxus

Jacob Knecht
Wed, 28 Jul 2010 16:24:58 PDT
Yesterday I was marvelling at how beautiful the red markings are on
the cataphylls of some African amaryllids. Two for comparison:

Cryptostephanus haemanthoides:…
Scadoxus aff. multiflorus: ex Cameroon…

I find these markings fascinating and wonder what their function might be.

Jacob Knecht

More information about the pbs mailing list