Amaryllis belladonna L.

Common name

English: Belladonna lily

German: Belladonnalilie

Portuguese: Belas-donas

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Liliales (113)

        Family: Amaryllidaceae (25) (family description)

          Genus: Amaryllis (1)

           Epithet: belladonna L. (2)

Synonyms: Amaryllis blanda Ker Gawl., Amaryllis longipetala Lem.

belladonna => 'beautiful lady' - meaning ambiguous

blanda => bland, charming, pleasing, alluring, not harsh

longipetala => with long petals

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, beige, white

External links

Check for Amaryllis belladonna at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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