A southern African plant of the lily family, with dark green, straplike leaves and trumpet-shaped orange, red, or yellow flowers. Also called Kaffir lily.
- Genus Clivia, family Liliaceae (or Amaryllidaceae).
- It is planted with many varieties of Cape fynbos, cycads, huge strelitzias, beds of clivias, large arum lilies, proteas and trees such as yellowwood and cabbage.
- My clivia's leaves become spotted, discolored, turn brown and then die.
- The base of the trees are planted with clivias, cannas, wild rhubarb, agapanthus, shrimp plants.
Modern Latin, from Clive, the maiden name of Charlotte, Duchess of Northumberland (1787–1866).
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