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Cyrtanthus obliquus (L.f.) Aiton
Hort. Kew. [W. Aiton] 1: 414 1789.

Cyrtanthus obliquus Photo by: © Plantemania


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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Cyrtanthus obliquus (L.f.) Aiton
Hort. Kew. [W. Aiton] 1: 414 1789.
Synonymy: 7

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Knysna lily, giant fire lily, Giant Cyrtanthus, Sore-Eye Flower, oblique leaved Cyrtanthus
AFRIKAANS (Afrikaans): Knysnalelie
ZULU (isiZulu): Umathaga

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- This stately plant is impressive in every way; its twisted evergreen, glaucous foliage combines magnificently with the sturdy peduncle or stalk of pendulous, yellow, red and green flowers. Photo by: © Plantemania
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