Mike, I agree it is not carneus. Probably Haemanthus humilis humilis. Jim On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 1:16 AM, Michael Homick <email@example.com> wrote: > I obtained a Haemanthus labeled as H. carmineus from Charles Hardman a > number of years ago. It flowered this week and an image can be seen at: > http://gpbotanicals.com/images/plants/… > > I checked the pbs site, google search and the book "The Genus Haemanthus" > by Deirdre Snijman but can find no reference to a species carmineus. I > thought maybe it was a mislabeled H. carneus but the PBS wiki states that > H. carneus stamens do extend past the perianth. > > I will try to key it out tomorrow. > > Charles usually was very good at keeping names and labels correct. > Any suggestions? > All the best, Michael Homick > Stevinson, CA USA > _______________________________________________ > pbs mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > http://pacificbulbsociety.org/list.php > http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/ > -- James Shields email@example.com P.O. Box 92 Westfield, IN 46074 U.S.A.