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Hippeastrum striatum

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Kingdom  Plantae
Clade  Monocots
Family  Amaryllidaceae
Scientific name  Hippeastrum striatum
Clade  Angiosperms
Order  Asparagales
Subfamily  Amaryllidoideae
Rank  Species
Hippeastrum striatum Pacific Bulb Society Hippeastrum Species Two
Similar  Hippeastrum, Hippeastrum aulicum, Philodendron crassinervium, Oxypetalum

L rios do campo hippeastrum striatum as cores da natureza


Hippeastrum striatum (striped Barbados lily) a flowering perennial herbaceous bulbous plant, in the Amaryllidaceae family, native to the southern and eastern regions of Brazil.

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Description

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The flowers, generally 2–4, are smaller than other members of the genus. The paraperigon features bristles at the throat of the tepal tube. The perigone is about 7.6–10 cm in size and the tepal segments are 2–2.5 cm broad in their middle. Their colour is a bright red with a green keel that extends half way up the segment. The stigma is trifid.

Taxonomy

Hippeastrum striatum Hippeastrum striatum Lam HE Moore striped Barbados lily

Described in 1963 in Baileya. the name is derived from the Latin word striatus (striped). It is similar to H. petiolatum and H. puniceum.

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Earlier synonyms have included species of Callicore and Lais, now considered to be Hippeastrum, as well as species of Amaryllis, from which Hippeastrum was separated.

Distribution

Brazil

Ecology

Hippeastrum striatum HIPPEASTRUM STRIATUM BARBADOS LILY

Produces numerous bulbils that facilitate its escape and naturalisation in tropical areas. It will grow from seeds in about two years.

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References

Hippeastrum striatum Wikipedia


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