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Crinum bulbispermum

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Author:  Milne-Redhead & Schweickerdt, 1939
Origin:  Eswatini, Lesotho, E South Africa
Soil:  Peat - Mix
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  6 Centimetres
Height:  1 Meter
Flower:  Pale - Dark Pink
Propagate:  Seeds/Bulbs
Names:  Orange River lily, Vaal River Lily, Hardy Swamplily
Synonyms:  Amaryllis longifolia Linaeus, 1753.
Amaryllis bulbisperma
Burm.f. 1768.
Crinum longiflorum
Amaryllis bulbisperma, Burm.f.
Amaryllis capensis,
Amaryllis riparia,
Burch. ex Kunth
Crinum capense,
Crinum govenium,
Crinum riparium,
Crinum spofforthianum,
Herb. ex Sweet.
Erigone govenica,

This member of the Amaryllidaceae  family was given this name by Edgar Wolston Bertram Handsley Milne-Redhead and Herold Georg Wilhelm Johannes Schweickerdt in 1939. It is found in Eswatini, Lesotho and eastern, South Africa, growing in peat or a well drained soil with plenty of water and sun. The bulb will grow up to six centimetres in diameter, the whole plant can reach one meter in height. The flowers are from pale to rather dark pink.

The genera is from the Greek krinon, meaning 'lily'. The species name for its round pollen.