Agapanthus L'Hér

Common Name: Agapanthus

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Published in: Sert. Angl. 17. 1788.

Other: From agape = love (Gk) and anthos = flower. Nom. cons. vs Abumon proposed 1904, entered in code 1906. Type: A. umbellatus L'Hér. nom. illeg. - accepted name is A. africanus (L.) Hoffmanns. Also placed in Agapanthaceae, Alliaceae, Liliaceae.

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