Species identification

houstonpat(9a)March 28, 2007

Please look in the gallery portion of this forum and help me identify the Clivia species.

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dries(South Africa)

I believe it is a Cyrthantiflora (cross between a C.Nobilis and C.Miniata). A very useful plant for hybridizing.

    Bookmark   March 28, 2007 at 2:37PM
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houstonpat(9a)

Many thanks dries. The origin of this bulb was a rescue from a landfill dump in San Diego, California. To me it looks most like a C. gardenii. Any other opinions??

    Bookmark   April 2, 2007 at 11:09AM
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dries(South Africa)

It may be a interspecific (gardenii or caulescense X miniata) but I do not think it is a pure pendulous species as the flower looks bigger, it is standing up more and flares open which makes me think there is some miniata genes.
I stand open to correction.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2007 at 4:18PM
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