Amaryllis fothergillia Andrews


Family: Amaryllidaceae

Genus: Amaryllis

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 3: 163 in 1801.

Synonym of Nerine sarniensis (L.) Herb.

The late Dr. Fothergill (to whom the botanical world is so much indebted, for the zeal and extraordinary liberality he constantly manifested, in advancing the science) received this plant from China at the same time with A. aurea, A. radiate, &c. about the year 1777.


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