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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Gethyllis namaquensis
 
 
Author:   Anna Amelia Obermeyer, 1980
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
Origin:  Southern Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  10 centimetres
Height:  20 centimetres
Flower:  White
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Klingia namaquensis. Schonl.


The flowers by Chris Mallek, Pacificbulbsociety.org.

  This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was given this name by Anna Amelia Obermeyer in 1980. It is from southern Africa, growing in well drained soil, during the winter. Some water and lots of sun. The caudex grows to 10 centimetres, the entire plant reaches 20 centimetres. The flowers are white.

The genera name from Greek gethyon, 'bulb'. The species after the area it is found in: Namaqua desert.

This is a winter grower.