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Species Information

Clivia miniata (Lindl.) Regel var. citrina Watson
(name current 2016)
Hlakahla wemahlatsi
(Clivia miniata)


Growth form: Herb
Near Endemic
Schedule A
Other uses
Illegal trade

Red Data Book Information:
Status: DD Endemism: Near endemic?

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Clivia miniata - Leaves many, evergreen, 4050 cm long x 56,5 cm wide, strap-shaped, pointed, hairless. Flowering axis compressed, two-edged. Inflorescence an umbel of 1020 flowers. Spathes two, membranous. Perianth divided to near base, tube c 5 mm long, segments spreading. 57 cm long, blunt, narrowed to base, bright red. Ovary 56 mm long, three-angled. Fruit fleshy, bright red, c I ,5 cm diam. Seeds one or few.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

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