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Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Liliopsida (392)

      Order: Liliales (106)

        Family: Amaryllidaceae (27)(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


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

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