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What does a kaffir lily mean?


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July 20, 2013 11:13PM

It's a succulent plant with beautiful impressive flowers that grows in South Africa. The word 'kaffir' however, is a derogatory name for a black person, the South African equivalent of the 'n-word'. The proper name for the plant is either Clivia or Bush Lily.