Proiphys

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Proiphys
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Proiphys amboinensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Genus: Proiphys
Herb.[1][2]
Synonyms[3]
  • Cearia Dumort.
  • Eurycles Drapiez
  • Stemonix Raf.

Proiphys is a genus of herbaceous, perennial and bulbous plants in the family Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Amaryllidoideae.[4] It includes 4 known species that are native to Southeast Asia, Papuasia, and Australia.[5]

Species[3][6]

Uses[edit]

Their flowers and leaves make them desirable garden subjects, but they are not widely cultivated as ornamental plants.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Appendix: 42 (1821).
  2. ^ "Proiphys". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ a b Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. World Checklist of Monocotyledons: Proiphys . Accessed May 26, 2009.
  4. ^ Stevens, P.F., Angiosperm Phylogeny Website: Asparagales: Amaryllidoideae 
  5. ^ a b Effie Mullins, 1989. The genus Proiphys. Australian National Botanical Gardens. Accessed May 26, 2009.
  6. ^ Atlas of Living Australia, genus Proiphys
  7. ^ a b Taxon 29: 601 (1980).
  8. ^ a b "Adriana". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  9. ^ Austrobaileya 6: 121 (2001).