George lily, noun phrase

Origin:
Named after George, a town in the Western Cape province, which was in turn named for George III of England.
The Knysna lily (sense b), Cyrtanthus purpureus.
1913 C. Pettman Africanderisms 186George lily,..Chiefly found near the town of George on the Post Berg.
1917 R. Marloth Dict. of Common Names of Plants 31George lily, Vallota purpurea. Fairly frequent on the mountains from George to Humansdorp, locally called Berglelie, but more widely known as Knysna lily.
1946 K.C. Stanford in Farmer’s Weekly 30 Oct. 49George Lily..is becoming scarce. An enterprising grower in that district could do well with it.
1966 C.A. Smith Common Names 226George lily,..Bulbs have..proved toxic to calves, rabbits and sheep.
1973 Beeton & Dorner in Eng. Usage in Sn Afr. Vol.4 No.2, 18George lily,..orig. found in the kloof near George in 1774..is now a popular garden flower.
1982 A. Moriarty Outeniqua Tsitsikamma 46George Lily, Knysna Lily..can still be seen in the indigenous forests and along mountain streams in the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma mountains and in the perennially moist kloofs off the Langkloof.
1985 K. Pienaar Grow S. Afr. Plants 41George lily...A bulb with beautiful trumpet-shaped, scarlet flowers in spring.
1989 [see fire lily].
The Knysna lily (sense b), Cyrtanthus purpureus.
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