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Thiruvengadam Ekambaram

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Sep 11, 2010, 3:30:40 AM9/11/10
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This flower pictures I took, near Attappadi, Kerala
Date/Time- ------ May 15, 2010 ----9.43 am
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS------ Attappadi
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type------------Open space
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-----
Height/Length- ----- around 0.5 me, from ground
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size -------
Inflorescence Type/ Size-
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- ----
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds—
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Pankaj Kumar

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Sep 11, 2010, 3:34:22 AM9/11/10
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Haemanthus multiflorus
Pankaj


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tanay bose

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Sep 11, 2010, 10:23:21 AM9/11/10
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Scadoxus multiflorus (=Haemanthus multiflorus)

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Muthu Karthick

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Sep 17, 2010, 4:04:42 AM9/17/10
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Could this be Haemanthus coccineus L. of Amaryllidaceae?
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J.M. Garg

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Oct 16, 2010, 10:46:33 AM10/16/10
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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise pl.

Some earlier relevant feedback:

Haemanthus multiflorus
Pankaj”

 

Scadoxus multiflorus (=Haemanthus multiflorus)
Tanay”

 

Could this be Haemanthus coccineus L. of Amaryllidaceae?”

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Oct 16, 2010, 2:21:03 PM10/16/10
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To me it looks like H. haemanthus

Perhaps this will help

H. coccineus                                                                     H. multiflorus
Plants up to 25 cm tall                                                       Plants up to 50 cm tall
Leaves up to 15 cm long, 12 cm broad, thick & fleshy           Leaves 3-4, up to 30 cm long, short-petioled, petiole bases forming 
                                                                                        pseudostem  
Spathe valves, ascending, bright red                                    Spathe valves reflexed
Heads up to 8 cm in dia., fls red                                          Heads 8-15 cm in dia., fls blood red
Perianth lobes ascending                                                    Perianth lobes spreading.


To me it looks like H. multiflorus


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Yazdy Palia

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Oct 20, 2010, 2:40:35 PM10/20/10
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Pankaj Ji is right, It is Haemanthus multiflorus. Please check the link.
http://www.webindia123.com/garden/flowers/folily.htm
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Pankaj Kumar

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Oct 20, 2010, 2:44:36 PM10/20/10
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Yes Sir,
You are right. But the valid name is the one given by Tanay.

Scadoxus multiflorus (Martyn) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 4: 19 (1838).
Synonyms:
Haemanthus multiflorus Martyn, Monogr.: s.p., t. (1795).
Amaryllis multiflora (Martyn) Tratt., Ausw. Merkw. Gartenpfl.: 37 (1821).
Nerissa multiflorus (Martyn) Salisb., Gen. Pl.: 131 (1866), nom. inval.

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Pankaj

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