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Common Name : Fireball lily     -       Scientific Name : Scadoxus multiflorus (Amaryllidaceae)       -       Other Name : African Scadoxus (E)

These flowers were photographed in September 2011 at Maradanmaduwa close to the bungalow which, was used by the security forces till the end of the war. This is an exotic species that has probably been introduced to the park. Scadoxus is a genus that is found exclusively in tropical Africa belonging to the family Amaryllidaceae. Nine species have been recognized.