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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 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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