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Asphodelaceae - CITES App. II
Distribution: Pungo Andongo in the Cuanzo Norte district of Angola.
Description: Small to medium species which is always neat in appearance. A. andongensis has several erect or oblique leafy stems (300 - 600 mm). The leaves (250 mm) vary from unspotted to heavily spotted, the spots are more numerous under the leaf. The leaf margin has 2 mm brownish or light green teeth.
Flower: The 400 mm inflorescence is 2 to 3 branched. The racemes are orange scarlet and are attractively subcapitate with the buds spreading horizontally.
Propagation: Seeds and pups
Cultivation: Light shade, allow ground to dry between waterings, will withstand light frost.
Photographer: Phillipe Faucon of Phoenix Tropical Gardens