Ammocharis

Ammocharis is a genus in the Amaryllidaceae family from Sub-Saharan Africa that has 6 species. Some species are winter growing and others are summer growing. The end of each leaves is blunt, resulting from the self-cleaving of the leaves as the plant goes into dormancy. This gives the impression that someone came through and snipped the ends of with a pair of scissors.


Ammocharis angolensis is native from Angola to Uganda.


Ammocharis baumii see the Ammocharis baumii page.
Representative photos of this species from Jacob Uluwehi Knecht and Dylan Hannon.

Ammocharis baumii, within 1 hour of opening, Jacob Uluwehi KnechtAmmocharis baumii, 18 hours after opening, Jacob Uluwehi KnechtAmmocharis baumii, Jacob Uluwehi KnechtAmmocharis baumii, Jacob Uluwehi KnechtAmmocharis baumii, Dylan HannonAmmocharis baumii, Dylan Hannon

Ammocharis coranica see the Ammocharis coranica page.
Representative photos of this species from Mary Sue Ittner, Christiaan van Schalkwyk, Cody Howard and Rogan Roth.

Ammocharis coranica flowering in habitat, Cameron McMasterAmmocharis coranica, Kimberley, Christiaan van SchalkwykAmmocharis coranica, Kimberley, Christiaan van SchalkwykAmmocharis coranica, cultivated, Christiaan van SchalkwykAmmocharis coranica, near Octavi Namibia, Cody HowardAmmocharis coranica, white form, Rogan Roth

Ammocharis longifolia see the Ammocharis longifolia page.
Representative photos of this species from Bill Dijk, Andrew Harvie, M. Gastil-Buhl and Nhu Nguyen.

Ammocharis longifolia, Bill DijkAmmocharis longifolia, Bill DijkAmmocharis longifolia leaves, Tienie Versfeld Reserve, Andrew HarvieAmmocharis longifolia, Andrew HarvieAmmocharis longifolia, UCBG, Nhu NguyenAmmocharis longifolia, M. Gastil-Buhl

Ammocharis nerinoides see the Ammocharis nerinoides page.
Representative photos of this species from Dylan Hannon.

Ammocharis nerinoides, Dylan HannonAmmocharis nerinoides, Dylan HannonAmmocharis nerinoides, Dylan HannonAmmocharis nerinoides, Dylan HannonAmmocharis nerinoides mature bulbs, Dylan HannonAmmocharis nerinoides freshly-harvested seed, Dylan Hannon

Ammocharis tinneana see the Ammocharis tinneana page.
Representative photos of this species from Hans Joschko and Nicholas Wightman.

Ammocharis tinneana, Hans JoschkoAmmocharis tinneana, Hans JoschkoAmmocharis tinneana, Hans JoschkoAmmocharis tinneana, Lilayi, Nicholas WightmanAmmocharis tinneana, Lilayi, Nicholas WightmanAmmocharis tinneana, Lilayi, Nicholas Wightman

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