Haemanthus deformis BULB. It is an evergreen bulbous plant with thick fleshy roots and two or four broad, grey or greenish grey leaves that are spreading or lie flat on the ground. The leaves are fleshy and have hairy margins. The mature plant reaches up to 120 mm high in flower and produces a single thick, bent, short, hairy flower stem in the centre, between the leaf bases. The flowers are white with yellow anthers.