Hippeastrum cybister

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Hippeastrum cybister
Hippeastrum cybister (as Amaryllis cybister ) 5.455.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Genus: Hippeastrum
Species: H. cybister
Binomial name
Hippeastrum cybister
(Herb.) Benth. ex Baker [1]
Synonyms

Amaryllis cybister (Herb.) Planch.[2]

Hippeastrum cybister is a flowering perennial herbaceous bulbous plant, in the Amaryllidaceae family, native from Bolivia to Argentina.[1]

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Description[edit]

The stem is nineteen inches tall.[3]

Ecology[edit]

The flowering season is Spring to Summer, with dormancy during the Autumn, Winter, and part of the Spring.[3]

Taxonomy[edit]

Originally described by William Herbert, and formally named by John Gilbert Baker in 1888.[1][4][5]

Synonyms:

  • Sprekelia cybister Herb., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 26: t. 33. 1840. (Basionym)
  • Amaryllis cybister (Herb.) Planch., Fl. Serres Jard. Eur. 5: t. 455. 1849.
  • Hippeastrum anomalum Lindl. ex Planch., Fl. Serres Jard. Eur. 5: t. 455. 1849.
  • Hippeastrum deflexum (Rusby) L.B.Sm., Contr. Gray Herb. 124: 6. 1939.
  • Lepidopharynx deflexa Rusby, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 7: 214. 1927.
  • Sprekelia cybister var. brevis Herb., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 26: t. 33. 1840.
  • Sprekelia cybister var. subsexuncialis Herb., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 26: t. 33. 1840.[6]

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