Amaryllidaceae facts for kids

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Nerine sarniensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae

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Amaryllidaceae is the botanical name of a family of flowering plants, sometimes plants in this family are described as amaryllid in the vernacular.

Popular genera

  • Amaryllis, the Belladonna Lily or Naked Lady
  • Caliphruria, Amazon lily
  • Clivia, the Kaffir lily
  • Crinum, Swamp Lily
  • Eucharis, Amazon Lily
  • Galanthus, Snowdrop
  • Habranthus, Rain lily
  • Hippeastrum, commonly sold as Amaryllis or Christmas Amaryllis.
  • Hymenocallis, Peruvian Daffodil, Spider Lily
  • Leucojum, Snowflake
  • Lycoris, Spider Lily or Hurricane Flower
  • Narcissus, Daffodil, Jonquil, and Narcissus
  • Pancratium, Sea Daffodil
  • Sprekelia, Jacobean lily
  • Sternbergia, Winter daffodil
  • Zephyranthes, Rain lily, Zephyr lily

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