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Taxon: Hippeastrum puniceum (Lam.) Kuntze

Genus: Hippeastrum
Family: Amaryllidaceae subfamily: Amaryllidoideae tribe: Hippeastreae. Also placed in: Liliaceae
Nomen number: 19152
Place of publication: Revis. gen. pl. 2:703. 1891 "purpureum"
Comment: although Kuntze misspelled the specific epithet, he based his combination on "Amaryllis purp. Lam.", an error for A. puniceus Lam.
Name verified on: 09-Jun-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Jul-2005
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Common names:

  • Barbados-lily   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Easter-lily   (Source: F LAnt ) – English
  • lis rouge   (Source: F LAnt ) – French
  • rubinamaryllis   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Louisiana
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Mesoamerica: Nicaragua

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2005. Monocotyledons and gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 52:109.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581.
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • DeFilipps, R. A. 1992. Ornamental garden plants of the Guianas.
  • Dubs, B. 1998. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1998–. Flora de la República de Cuba.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Proctor, G. R. 1984. Flora of the Cayman Islands. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XI.
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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Check other web resources for Hippeastrum puniceum (Lam.) Kuntze:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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