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Common name

English: Redhot Poker

German: Traubige Fackellilie

Portuguese: Lírio-tocha


Kingdom: Plantae (2603)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2500)

    Class: Liliopsida (387)

      Order: Liliales (118)

        Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae (15)(family description)

          Genus: Kniphofia (2)

            Epithet: uvaria (L.) Oken (1)

uvaria => derived from Latin uva (bunch of grapes) meaning 'clustered like a bunch of grapes'


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: red, orange

External links

Check for Kniphofia uvaria at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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