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Common name

English: Belladonna lily

German: Belladonnalilie

Portuguese: Belas-donas

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Liliales (115)

        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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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