Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Amaryllidaceae
Haemanthus coccineus L.

Verified by: Temperate sect. 13 October 2009
Notes: Verified with the European Garden Flora and Snijman, D. 'A Revision of the genus Haemanthus' Journal of South African Botany Suppl. vol 12:1-139. 1984. Leaves not present at flowering time. Spathe red and thin. Scape spotted brown. Flowers red with exserted stamens. Corolla tube swollen in the middle.

stigmas stigmas

spathe spathe

scape scape

ovaries ovaries

tepals tepals

corolla tube corolla tube

corolla tube corolla tube

section of the corolla section of the corolla

cross section of the ovary cross section of the ovary

cross section of the corolla tube cross section of the corolla tube

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

flowering plant

inflorescence

inflorescence
basal leaves