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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.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru [Huánuco, San Martín]


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. Meerow, A. W. & B. Dehgan. 1984. Re-establishment and lectotypification of Eucharis amazonica Linden ex Planchon (Amaryllidaceae). Taxon 33:416-422.
  5. Meerow, A. W. 1989. Systematics of the Amazon lilies, Eucharis and Caliphruria (Amaryllidaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76:211-212.
  6. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16111. Accessed 13 October 2019.