Haemanthus

Haemanthus is a genus in the Amaryllidaceae family that is confined to South Africa and Namibia. The 22 currently known Haemanthus species are characteristically fleshy, often hairy plants, well known for their compact, brush-like inflorescences. Their specialised fruits are berries which contain a few large, moisture-rich seeds. There are found both in winter and summer rainfall regions. The latest revision of this genus was written by Snijman, D.A., 1984. See References. Haemanthus was the subject of the PBS list Topic of the Week in December 2004. Cameron McMaster provided this Introduction.


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Haemanthus
Haemanthus albiflos, Mary Sue Ittner [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
albiflos
Haemanthus amarylloides ssp. polyanthus, Nhu Nguyen [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
amarylloides
Haemanthus barkerae, Mary Sue Ittner [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
barkerae
Haemanthus canaliculatus, Betty’s Bay, Cameron McMaster [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
canaliculatus
Haemanthus carneus, Cameron McMaster [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
carneus
Haemanthus coccineus, Lyn Edwards [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
coccineus
Haemanthus crispus, Alessandro Marinello [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
crispus
Haemanthus dasyphyllus, Nhu Nguyen [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
dasyphyllus
Haemanthus deformis, Nhu Nguyen [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
deformis
Haemanthus graniticus leaves, Andrew Harvie [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
graniticus
Haemanthus humilis subsp. hirsutus, Cameron McMaster [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
humilis
Haemanthus x clarkei, Angelo Porcelli [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
hybrids
Haemanthus lanceifolius, Andrew Harvie [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
lanceifolius
Haemanthus montanus, Cameron McMaster [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
montanus
Haemanthus namaquensis bloom, Jacob Uluwehi Knecht [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
namaquensis
Haemanthus nortieri leaf, Jacob Uluwehi Knecht [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
nortieri
Haemanthus pauculifolius, Mary Sue Ittner [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
pauculifolius
Haemanthus pubescens spp. pubescens, Hans Joschko [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
pubescens
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pumilio
Haemanthus sanguineus, Cameron McMaster [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
sanguineus
Haemanthus sp. ex. Namuskluft, Jacob Uluwehi Knecht [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
unidentified spp.
Haemanthus tristis, Alan Horstmann [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
tristis
Haemanthus unifoliatus, Doug Westfall [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
unifoliatus

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