Boophone haemanthoides (Namaqua Century Plant) is a deciduous winter-growing and summer-flowering geophyte that grows up to 20 inches (50…
Boophone is a small genus of herbaceous, perennial and bulbous plants in the Amaryllis family. It consists of 2 confirmed species distributed across South Africa to Kenya and Uganda. William Herbert wrote the name of this genus with 3 different orthographies: "Boophane" in 1821, "Buphane" and "Buphone" in 1825, and he conserved "Boophone" in 1837.
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