Zephyranthes citrina Baker

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaryllidaceae
  • Species : Zephyranthes citrina
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zephyranthes citrina Baker
  • Common name : Rain Lily
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : June onwards
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Often planted in gardens as an ornament. Sometimes as an escape. The flowers open immediately during the first showers of monsoon.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the world
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Zephyranthes citrina. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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