Candelabra Flower

Brunsvigia spp.

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Brunsvigia josephinae 1 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Brunsvigia josephinae 1 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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The genus Brunsvigia contains roughly 18 deciduous bulbous species from Africa that produce large, showy heads of funnel-shaped pink-red flowers in autumn. They tend to be dormant in summer months, conducting the majority of their growth over winter.

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Amaryllidaceae

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Brunsvigia by Author, Dee Snijman, Compton Herbarium, Kirstenbosch, Images, Colin Paterson-Jones, Fernwood, Cape Town, April 2005 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)