Eucharis amazonica

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Eucharis amazonica
Eucharis amazonica - Berlin Botanical Garden - IMG 8702.JPG
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Genus: Eucharis
Species: E. amazonica
Binomial name
Eucharis amazonica
Linden ex Planch.

Eucharis amazonica is a species of flowering plant in the family Amaryllidaceae, native to Peru. It is cultivated as an ornamental in many countries and naturalized in Venezuela, Mexico, the West Indies, Ascension Island, Sri Lanka, Fiji, the Solomon Islands and the Society Islands.[1][2]

A bulbous perennial, Eucharis amazonica has long dark leaves and fragrant white flowers.[3][4][5]

In cultivation it is often confused with the hybrid E. × grandiflora (Amazon lily).

Eucharis amazonica flowers and buds

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