AMARYLLIDACEAE – Amarcrinum, Amaryllis

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AMARYLLIDACEAE AMARYLLIS FAMILY Amaryllidaceae includes approxi- mately 50 general of seasonally dor-mant and evergreen herbs widely distributed from mild temperate to tropical regions. Some genera are frequently, but incorrectly, referred to as lilies. of several distinctions from the family liliaceae, perhaps the most readily recognized are the slight bilateral symmetry of the flower, a bent…


SCADOXUS

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    Scadoxus scadoxus includes approximately 9 species of perennial bulbous herbs from tropical Africa and Arabia. Nu- merous leaves are arranged in a basal whorl distinguishing these species from Haemanthus species, which have one pair of leaves. Pet- als are linear. Filaments are long and showy. Flowers emerge before the leaves. Like many bulbous…


Victoria – Victoria amazonica

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Victoria Victoria includes 2 species of rooted aquatic herbs. 1 each from the Amazon and Parana river basins. leaves are round, to seveval feet wide, floating. The margins are upturned and red- bristled bellow in V. amazonica. Leaves of V. cruziana, from the Parana basin in Uruguay, southern Brazil, and Argentina, have green upturned margins,…


CACTACEAE – Cactus intergeneric hybrids, Cactus hybrids

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CACTACEAE Cactus family Cactaceae includes approximately 93 genera of succlent herbs, shrubs, and trees from the Americas, with greatest diversity in mild temperate semiarid regions of North America. Some tropical species are climbers and epiphytes. One non – American species, Rhipsa -lip baccifera, comes from western Africa. Stems are usually thickened, succulent water – storing…


ACAPANTHACEAE- Agapanthus

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ACAPANTHACEAE ACAPANTHUS FAMILY Agapanthaceae includes a single genus of bulbous herbs from South Afica. Agapanthus was previously included in Alliaceae or liliaceae. Agapanthus Agapanthus includes approximately 9 species of clump – forming bul- bous herbs from South Afica, Some are evergreen, others decidu- ous in dry seasons. leaves are strap-shaped and grasslike. Agapanthus praecox is…


Allamanda

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                            Allamanda Allamanda includes approximately and species of shrubs and shrubby climbers from tropical America. Several are among the most com-monly cultivated summer- bloom-ing plants. Cultivar names, of dubi-ous merit, vary from country to country. Allamandas thrive in moist, coastal regions but…


Acanthaceae – Acanthus

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ACANTHACEAE ACANTHUS FAMILY CLOCK – VINE FAMILY Acanthaceae includes approxi – mately 256 genera of perennial herbs, shrubs, and climbers, which are widely distributed in warm tem- perate an tropical regions. Leaves are in opposite pairs, often at right angles to the pair above and below (decussate) an stems are often 4 – angled. Flowers…


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