Strumaria spiralis (L'Hér.) W.T.Aiton

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Genus: Strumaria

Category: Bulb


Asphodel Lily, with thread-shaped leaves; flower-stem thread-shaped, and spiral. (Bot. Repos. Crinum spirals)


Published in Hortus Kew. (W.T. Aiton), ed. 2. 2: 213 in 1811.

Basionym is Amaryllis spiralis L'Hér.

Synonyms Crinum spirale (L'Hér.) Andrews published in Bot. Repos. 2: 92 in 1800.

Native to South Africa.

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