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Common name

English: Kerry Lily

German: Mattiazzi-Graslilie

Portuguese: Craveiro-do-monte

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2634)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Liliopsida (389)

      Order: Asparagales (79)

        Family: Asphodelaceae (2)(family description)

          Genus: Simethis (1)

            Epithet: mattiazzi (Vand.) Sacc. (1)

Synonyms: Anthericum bicolor Desf., Anthericum ericetorum Bergeret, Anthericum mattiazzii Vand., Anthericum planifolium L., Bulbine planifolia (L.) Spreng., Hemierium planifolium (L.) Raf., Morgagnia bicolor (Desf.) Bubani, Phalangium bicolor (Desf.) DC., Phalangium holosericeum Pourr., Phalangium planifolium (L.) Pers., Pogonella planifolium Salisb., Pubilaria bicolor (Desf.) Raf., Pubilaria mattiazzii (Vand.) Samp., Pubilaria planifolia (L.) Samp., Sieboldia bicolor (Desf.) Heynh., Simethis bicolor (Desf.) Kunth, Simethis mattiazzii (Vandelli) G.López & C.E.Jarvis, Simethis planifolia (L.) Gren. & Godr.

bicolor => two colored

mattiazzi => in honor of Giulio Mattiazzi, assistant of Domenico Vandelli (1735-1816)

planifolia => having flat, horizontal leaves

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Simethis mattiazzi at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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