|Species:||E. × grandiflora|
|Eucharis × grandiflora
Planch. & Linden
Eucharis × grandiflora (Amazon Lily) is a species of flowering plant in the family Amaryllidaceae, native to western Colombia and western Ecuador and widely cultivated as an ornamental in other regions. It is a natural hybrid between E. moorei and E. sanderi. In horticulture it is often confused with E. amazonica, usually differing in its slightly smaller flowers. Despite its common name, it is not closely related to the true lilies.
E. × grandiflora is a perennial growing from an elongated bulb, with deep green leaves and an umbel (cluster) of sweetly scented white flowers on a stem 45–60 cm (18–24 in) tall. In cultivation it requires humidity and temperatures of 18–23 °C (64–73 °F) when in growth.
- The Plant List
- "Eucharis × grandiflora", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2012-03-14
- Schauenberg, Paul (1965), The Bulb Book, London: F. Warne, OCLC 745287745
- Planchon, Jules Émile & Linden, Jean Jules. 1854. Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l'Europe 9: 255, t. 957.
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