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Bulb: Candy-striped Crinum (Crinum delagoense)

Unread postby TreeQueen » Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:36 am

Not sure if anyone else has posted on this plant so please excuse me if someone else has already...

I saw these plants alongside the sand road that goes to the Timbavati Picnic Spot in the KNP from Satara side and I was fascinated! What is it? :hmz:

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Re: Pretty Pink Plant???

Unread postby CuriousCanadian » Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:55 am

:hmz: can't see the pic....did you move it from folder to another folder?
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Re: Pretty Pink Plant???

Unread postby Imberbe » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:00 am

It is a type of crinum. Probably Crinum delagoense (candy-striped crinum) but I don't have a book with me to confirm the species.
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Re: Pretty Pink Plant???

Unread postby TreeQueen » Fri Feb 04, 2011 12:01 am

Oh no! sorry yes I moved it from folder to folder...oops! :doh: will fix that up....
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Re: Pretty Pink Plant???

Unread postby TreeQueen » Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:28 pm

Alright I changed the IMG Link and now it is showing in my first opening post.....so what is it? :D
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Re: Pretty Pink Plant???

Unread postby bishop3006 » Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:42 pm

Agree with Imberbe that it is one of the crinums, but which one I don't know. I don't have a comprehensive book on these.
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Re: Pretty Pink Plant???

Unread postby oddesy » Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:51 pm

Also agree with crinium :thumbs_up: a member member of the Amaryllidaceae family. Nice photo :thumbs_up:
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Re: Pretty Pink Plant???

Unread postby TreeQueen » Sun Feb 06, 2011 10:20 pm

Great! thanks! It's a beautiful plant...I was fascinated when I saw it
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