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Kingdom: Plantae (2630)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2533)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2142)

      Order: Asparagales (77)

        Family: Amaryllidaceae (25)(family description)

          Genus: Griffinia (1)

            Epithet: gardneriana (Herb.) Ravenna (2)

Synonyms: Hyline gardneriana Herb., Hyline worsleyi Mallett

gardneriana => in honor of George Gardner (1810-1849), Scottish naturalist (botanist) or Charles Austin Gardner (1896–1970), English-Australian botanist

worsleyi => in honor of Arthington Worsley (1861-1944), English civil engineer and botanist who worked in Brazil


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

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