Hymenocallis speciosa (L.f. ex Salisb.) Salisb.

    (Amaryllis Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SUDARSHAN FAMILY (सुदर्शन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : AMARYLLIDACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hymenocallis speciosa (L.f. ex Salisb.) Salisb.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : A large perennial herb with subterranean bulb. Inflorescence is a scape crowned by a cluster of fragrant, spidery pure white attractive flowers with long greenish tube and spreading linear petals.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
  • Native : West Indies
  • Literature : K. Sankara Rao 2009. Flowering Plants of IISc, A Field Guide.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Hymenocallis speciosa. Downloaded on 29 June 2022.


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