Sorry but your plant is absolutely not a Clivia. The flowers are of
the wrong shape and Clivia is never bulbous so you can collect bulbs.
They are evergreen with an appearance of a fat leek.
On 17 mar, 06:39, "J.M. Garg" <jmga...@gmail.com
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> From: Col Bimal Sarkar <colbimalsar...@yahoo.com
> Date: 31 January 2011 19:09
> Subject: CLIVIA
> Dear Friend,
> I saw coloured pictures of Clivia in books.This is a bulbus
> plant of African origin.I was on a trip to Shilong in 2002.There I saw the
> plant in bloom.I collected some bulbs and put them in a pot.The plants
> survived but there were no flowers.We got the first flowers from our Clivia
> plants in 2008.In 2010 I observed with surprise that Sunbirds visit the
> flowers in search of nectar.Attaching an image in which Female of a Purple
> Sunbird is on the flower of Clivia.I learn everyday from nature.
> You may like the image.
> Col (Retd) Bimal Sarkar
> Mobile: 9434194942
> With regards,
> J.M.Garg (jmga...@gmail.com
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