Species Ammocharis coranica (Ker Gawl.) Herb. (Bushman poison bulb)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- order: Asparagales
  • --- family: Amaryllidaceae
  • ---- species: Ammocharis coranica
Characteristics:decidous, perennial plant with a large, burried bulb; the leaves grow in a basal rosette; the inflorescence is a spherical head with many tubular, red flowers
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 120
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