Clivia nobilis is in the Expanded Monograph processing cue. If you want to move it to the top of the cue, or if you can provide any additional information, photos or reliable use records of this muthi plant, please leave a comment below, or in The Muthi Flora of southern Africa Facebook group.
Traditional Medicinal Uses of Clivia nobilis
Indications: Administered to people only. Applied in a magical sense. Caution: Harmful to people or animals.
Clivia nobilis is an evergreen, long-lived plant that produces an inflorescence containing between 40 – 60 pendulous flowers ranging from orange-green to red in colour. Flowers are followed by clusters of bright red berries the size of a marbles which take a year to ripen. The seed is round and about 6mm in diameter. Clivia nobilis is slow growing but worth the wait. (Wildflower Nursery)
Arnold. T.H., Prentice, C.A., Hawker, L.C., Snyman, E.E., Tomalin, M., Crouch, N.R. and Pottas-Bircher, C. (2002). Medicinal and magical plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 13. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
Wildflower Nursery – https://wildflowernursery.co.za/indigenous-plant-database/clivia-nobilis/. Accessed on 2020/01/06