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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Liliales (114)

        Family: Amaryllidaceae (25)(family description)

          Genus: Crinum (2)

            Epithet: ornatum (Aiton) Herb. (1)

Synonyms: Amaryllis broussonetii DC., Amaryllis lineata Lam., Amaryllis liturata Rchb., Amaryllis longa Schult. & Schult.f.

broussonetii => in honor of Pierre Marie Auguste Broussonet (1761-1807), French naturalist

lineata => linear, striped with a parallel line

liturata => blotted, smeared

longa => elongated, long

ornatum => adorned, decorated

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Crinum ornatum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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