Genus Haemanthus

Haemanthus is a Southern African genus of Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Amaryllidoideae, with some 22 known species, endemic to South Africa, Namibia and the kingdoms of Lesotho and Swaziland.

Species in the genus Haemanthus of plants


Haemanthus avasmontanus - This species produces two erect, strap-shaped leaves annually, 350400 x 4045 mm, smooth and soft-textured. The flowerstalk is 250350 mm long, with a brush-like flowerhead 45 mm in diameter; the acutely tipped spathe segments or valves are about as long as the flowers. Flowers 1520, pure white; pedicels 710 mm long .