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Taxon: Eucharis amazonica Linden ex Planch.

 
Genus: Eucharis
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Tribe: Stenomesseae
Nomen number: 16111
Place of publication: J. Gén. Hort. 12: t. 1216-1217. 1857
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Jul-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Amazon-lily  (Source: Ann Mo BG) - English
  • Eucharist-lily  (Source: Ann Mo BG) - English
  • amangais blanco  (Source: Ann Mo BG) - Spanish
  • amangay  (Source: Ann Mo BG) - Spanish
  • azuzena  (Source: Ann Mo BG) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru [Huanuco, San Martin]


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. Meerow, A. W. 1989. Systematics of the Amazon lilies, Eucharis and Caliphruria (Amaryllidaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76:211-212.
  5. Meerow, A. W. & B. Dehgan 1984. Re-establishment and lectotypification of Eucharis amazonica Linden ex Planchon (Amaryllidaceae) (Taxon) 33:416-422.
  6. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Eucharis amazonica Linden ex Planch. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?16111. Accessed 14 November 2018.