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Zephyranthes puertoricensis

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Kingdom  Plantae
Clade  Monocots
Family  Amaryllidaceae
Rank  Species
Clade  Angiosperms
Order  Asparagales
Subfamily  Amaryllidoideae
Similar  Zephyranthes chlorosolen, Zephyranthes cardinalis, Zephyranthes ciceroana, Zephyranthes atamasca, Zephyranthes mesochloa

Zephyranthes puertoricensis, known commonly as the Puerto Rico zephyr lily, is a species of flowering plant in the amaryllis family, Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Amaryllidoideae. It is native to the West Indies, Panama, Colombia, Suriname and Venezuela. It is a member of low elevation grasslands communities and moist forest habitat.

The plant grows from a bulb about 1.5 centimeters wide, producing shiny, dark green, linear leaves up to about 35 centimeters long and a scape about 9 to 11 centimeters tall. The greenish white tepals are about 4 centimeters long.

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Zephyranthes puertoricensis Wikipedia


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