South African Amaryllis


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Boophone disticha

Wikipedia says it’s used in South African traditional medicine by the Zulus to induce hallucinations for divinatory purposes, and also as a medicine to treat mental illness.

Hallucinations or mental illness. Hmmmm…. let me think about that choice for a bit.

It also gets very interesting red flowers. Check it out someday if you get the chance.


    
    
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