Scadoxus multiflorus (Martyn) Raf.

 
  • Family : AMARYLLIDACEAE
    (AMARYLLIS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaryllidaceae
  • Basionym : Haemanthus multiflorus Martyn
  • Synonym(s) : Haemanthus kalbreyeri Baker
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Scadoxus multiflorus (Martyn) Raf.
  • Common name : Fireball Lily
  • Vernacular name : African Blood Lily
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Often grown in gardens. Also occurs as an escape
  • Flower, Fruit : April-May
  • Collector(s) Name : Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 5-9-1959
  • Collection Nos : CS 4361
  • Collection Locality : Kodaikanal, Dindigal dist.
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Tropical Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Scadoxus multiflorus. Downloaded on 23 August 2019.

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