Plant ID forum: what is this spiky-looking lovely thing?

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turul
Aug 25, 2017 12:12 PM CST
hallo,

this was given to a friend of mine as a present but neither giver nor receiver nor i have any idea what the lovely thing is. latin name pls is poss so i can buy one too.
thanks, turul
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Silversurfer
Aug 25, 2017 12:29 PM CST
Looks like a Blood lily.

Quote..."There is confusion over names of these plants as Scadoxus was originally called Haemanthus and many are still sold under this name"

https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/...

http://pacificbulbsociety.org/...
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purpleinopp
Aug 25, 2017 1:27 PM CST
There are many pics of various species and cultivars in the database here:
https://garden.org/plants/sear...

Most plants have synonyms. Whenever there is confusion, that should be the first thing checked.
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Aug 25, 2017 1:27 PM CST
I agree
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