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Hexacyrtis

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Hexacyrtis, common name Namib lily,[1] is a plant genus native to Namibia and South Africa but cultivated elsewhere as an ornamental plant.[2][3] At present (April 2014) only one species is recognized: Hexacyrtis dickiana Dinter. It bears an umbel with nodding flowers, the tepals recurved, red towards the tips but yellow near the center.[4]

References

  1. ^ All Posters (Oostrum Netherlands), Namib Lily, Hexacyrtis dickiana
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Hexacyrtis dickiana
  3. ^ SANBI Red List of South African Plants, Hexacyrtis dickiana
  4. ^ Moritz Kurt Dinter. 1932. Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis. Centralblatt für Sammlung und Veroffentlichung von Einzeldiagnosen neuer Pflanzen 30: 84, Hexacyrtis dickiana

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Hexacyrtis: Brief Summary

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Hexacyrtis, common name Namib lily, is a plant genus native to Namibia and South Africa but cultivated elsewhere as an ornamental plant. At present (April 2014) only one species is recognized: Hexacyrtis dickiana Dinter. It bears an umbel with nodding flowers, the tepals recurved, red towards the tips but yellow near the center.

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