Eucomis regia (L.) Aiton

Pineapple Lily, Pineapple Flower

Eucomis nana

Eucomis nana (= syn.)

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Family: Asparagaceae

Genus: Eucomis

Category: Perennial

Description: 

Prostrate leaves, cream to green flowers.

History: 

Published in Hortus Kew. 1: 433 in 1789.

Basionym Fritillaria regia L.

Synonyms: Eucomis nana (Burm.f.) L'Hér., also published in Pl. Rar. Hort. Schoenbr. 1: 47 t. 92 in 1797, Fritillaria nana Burm.f., Eucomis purpureocaulis Andrews published in Bot. Repos. 6: 369 in 1804.

Native to South Africa.

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