Cyrtathus rotundilobus

J.E. Shields
Mon, 23 Aug 2004 10:50:27 PDT

According to "A Review of the Southern African Species of Cyrtanthus" by C. 
Reid and R.A. Dyer, American Plant Life Society (1984), Cyrtanthus 
rotundilobus is native to the Transkei region of South Africa.  See also 
R.A. Dyer, HERBERTIA, vol. 6, p. 84 (1939).  Up to 11 reddish-scarlet 
flowers in an umbel,, more or less trumpet-shaped.  Leaves up to 4, 16 - 30 
cm long by about 1.7 cm wide.  Flowers with leaves, in Dec - Jan in habitat.

The American Plant Life Society is now of course the International Bulb 

Jim Shields

At 02:07 PM 8/23/2004 -0300, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>Somebody cultivates Cyrtanthus rotundilobus? Or it
>knows some information on this species?

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