genus Haemanthus


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Noun1.genus Haemanthus - genus of African deciduous or evergreen bulbous herbs: blood lilies
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Amaryllidaceae, amaryllis family, family Amaryllidaceae - snowdrop; narcissus; daffodil; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae
blood lily - any of various deciduous or evergreen herbs of the genus Haemanthus; South Africa and Namibia
Cape tulip, Haemanthus coccineus - spectacular plant having large prostrate leaves barred in reddish-purple and flowers with a clump of long yellow stamens in a coral-red cup of fleshy bracts; South Africa