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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Liliales (114)

        Family: Amaryllidaceae (25)(family description)

          Genus: Habranthus (1)

            Epithet: sylvaticus (Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Herb (2)

Synonyms: Amaryllis sylvatica Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f., Habranthus conterminus Ravenna, Habranthus maranensis Ravenna, Hippeastrum franciscanum Baker, Hippeastrum sylvaticum (Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Baker, Zephyranthes franciscana (Baker) Baker, Zephyranthes sylvatica (Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Baker

conterminus => bordering upon, having a common boundary

franciscana => from San Francisco, USA

franciscanum => from San Francisco, USA

maranensis => from Maranhão, a northeastern state of Brazil

sylvatica => wild not cultivated, growing in woods and forests

sylvaticum => wild not cultivated, growing in woods and forests

sylvaticus => wild not cultivated, growing in woods and forests

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Habranthus sylvaticus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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