First published in Bot. Reg. 1: 23 in 1815.
From Bot. Reg.
An unrecorded species, and not known in our collections, until very lately imported by Mr. Griffin, from whose botanical pursuits we have already derived the introduction of other new and curious plants. It was received by the way of Portugal, from St. Paul's in the Brazils.
Synonym of Hippeastrum striatum (Lam.) H.E.Moore.