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Synonyms: Amaryllis calyptrata (Hoffmanns.), Amaryllis calyptrata (Ker Gawl.), Amaryllis flavovirens (Schott ex Steud.), Amaryllis fulvovirens (Schott), Amaryllis unguiculata (Mart. ex Schult. & Amultary.f.) Traub), Hippeastrum bulbulosum var. unguiculatum ((Mart.ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Herb.), Hippeastrum calyptratum ((Ker Gawl.) Herb.), Omphalissa calyptrata ((Ker Gawl.) Salisb.), Trisacarpis falcata (Raf.)
The species was classified in 1816 by the botanist Herbert
It grows in a wooded area in the Organa Mountains of the Atlantic Forest on moss-covered rocks and tree trunks. The climate is humid and cool.
Description: on a peduncle 2-3 bright green or creamy green orchid-shaped flowers with a mesh pattern. Very long, pale pink filaments and a pistil, up to 15 cm long. The stigma is pink, long. Peduncle height 60 cm, flower diameter 12 cm. Flowers with a strong smell.
Growing features: Slow-growing, evergreen species. Epiphyte. Blooms in spring.
Synonyms: Amaryllis chionedyantha Cardenas
Habitat: Bolivia province Carrasco
Hippeastrum condemaitae ((Vargas & E. Perez) Meerow)
Synonyms: Amaryllis condemaitae (Vargas & E. Perez)
Description: flowers are white, long tubular.
Synonyms: Amaryllis aulica var. glaucophylla, Amaryllis correiensis, Amaryllis gardneri, Amaryllis organensis, Amaryllis organensis var. compressa (Herb.) Traub, Hippeastrum aulicum var. glaucophyllum (Hook.) Herb., Hippeastrum gardneri, Hippeastrum organense, Hippeastrum organense var. compressum Herb.
The species was included in the classification in 1830.
Habitat: southern Brazil
Description: 2 crimson, spring-blooming flowers with a green keel in the throat. Peduncle height 45 cm, flower diameter about 18 cm.
Synonyms: Amaryllis cuzcoensis (Vargas), Hippeastrum cuzcoense ((Vargas) Gereau & Brako)
Hippeastrum cybister Hippeastrum buffoon
Synonyms: Amaryllis cybister (Herb.) Planch., Hippeastrum anomalum Lindl. ex Planch., Hippeastrum deflexum (Rusby) LBSm., Lepidopharynx deflexa Rusby, Sprekelia cybister Herb., Sprekelia cybister var. brevis Herb., Sprekelia cybister var. subsexuncialis Herb.
Habitat: Bolivia, Argentina.
Description: A bulb with a long neck, 5 cm in diameter. Leaves 2.5-3.2 cm wide, emerge after flowering. On the peduncle there are 4-6 zygomorphic flowers. Peduncle grayish-green, about 60 cm long. Very short perianth tube. Perianth segments are long (7.5-10 cm), very narrow, gradually narrowing towards the base. There are various options for the predominant color on the perianth petals: chestnut, red, pink, white, green. Filaments of greenish stamens point downwards and bend upwards in the lower part, sometimes 3 cm longer than the petals. Long pistil, longer than the stamens. Nectar is often formed on the pistil.
Synonyms: Amaryllis doraniae (Traub), Hippeastrum doraniae ((Traub) Meerow)
Habitat: Venezuela. The view was discovered by Doran. Grows on islands at a height of about 30m. in the Orinoco river basin in a humid, hot climate.
Description: plant about 30 cm high. The flowers are fragrant, tubular, bright pink with a white central stripe on the petals. The throat is green.
Synonyms: Amaryllis araripina subsp. conspicua ((Herb.) Ravenna), Amaryllis araripina subsp. rubrituba ((Herb.) Ravenna), Amaryllis araripina subsp. striata ((Herb.) Ravenna), Amaryllis elegans (Spreng.), Amaryllis elegans var. ambigua ((Hook.) Traub & Moldenke), Amaryllis elegans var. divifrancisci (Cardenas), Amaryllis elegans var. rubrituba ((Herb.) Traub), Amaryllis elegans var. striata ((Herb.) Traub), Amaryllis elegans var. vittata ((Lindl.) Traub), Amaryllis longiflora (Steud.), Amaryllis solandriflora (Herb.) (Traub & Uphof), Amaryllis solandriflora (Lindl.), Amaryllis solandriflora var. vittata (Lindl.), Hippeastrum ambiguum (Hook.), Hippeastrum ambiguum var. longiflorum (Herb.), Hippeastrum elegans var. divifrancisci ((Cardenas) HEMoore), Hippeastrum solandriflorum ((Lindl.) Herb.), Hippeastrum solandriflorum var.conspicuum (Herb.), Hippeastrum solandriflorum subsp. rubritubum (Herb.), Hippeastrum solandriflorum var. striatum (Herb.)
The species was included in the classification in 1815.
Habitat: in the forests of northern Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Guyana.
Description: plant 45-70 cm high. Bulb ovate, large, 7-11 cm in diameter, with a short neck. Leaves are belt-shaped, oblong, up to 45 cm long and 3-3.2 cm wide. Peduncle with 2-4 (sometimes up to 6) flowers perched on pedicels 2.5-5 cm long. Peduncle length is about 60 cm. Flowers are funnel-shaped, large (18-25 cm long), whitish-yellow or greenish-white, with a long (9-12 cm), green cylindrical tube covered with purple spots or stripes, with a slight aroma. Petals obovate, 10-13 cm long, and 2.5-4 cm wide, with red stripes. Filaments are shorter than the perianth.
It blooms in January and also in May - June. In the fall, the leaves fall off. The bulbs should be stored in a warm and dry place.
Variety Hippeastrum elegans var. ambiguum
Synonym: Amaryllis solandiflora var. conspicua
The variety was included in the classification in 1837.
Description: 5 white flowers with pink stripes on the peduncle.
Hippeastrum equestre Hippeastrum equestre
(the name is obsolete, now this species is known as Hippeastrum puniceum)
Synonyms: Amaryllis barbata ((Herb.) Traub), Amaryllis barreirasa (Traub), Amaryllis belladonna (E. Mey. Ex Steud.), Amaryllis belladonna subsp. barbata ((Herb.) Ravenna), Amaryllis belladonna var. barbata ((Herb.) Traub & Moldenke), Amaryllis belladonna subsp. haywardii ((Traub & Uphof) Ravenna), Amaryllis belladonna var. haywardii ((Traub & Uphof) Traub & Moldenke), Amaryllis belladonna subsp. major ((Ker Gawl.) Ravenna), Amaryllis belladonna var. major ((Ker Gawl.) Traub & Moldenke), Amaryllis belladonna var. semiplena ((Herb.) Traub & Moldenke), Amaryllis biflora (Sesse & Moc.), Amaryllis brasiliensis (Andrews), Amaryllis dubia L., Amaryllis equestris (Aiton), Amaryllis equestris var. major (Ker Gawl.), Amaryllis haywardii (Traub & Uphof), Amaryllis ignescens (Regel), Amaryllis punicea (Lam.),Amaryllis pyrrhocroa ((Lem.) W. Bull), Amaryllis roezlii (Regel), Amaryllis spathacea ((Sims) Sweet), Aschamia equestris ((Aiton) Salisb.), Crinum barbatum (L. ex Herb.), Hippeastrum barbatum (Herb.), Hippeastrum barreirasum ((Traub) HEMoore), Hippeastrum equestre ((Aiton) Herb.), Hippeastrum equestre var. majus ((Ker Gawl.) Herb.), Hippeastrum equestre var. minus (Herb.), Hippeastrum equestre var. semiplenum (Herb.), Hippeastrum equestre var. wolteri (Wittm.), Hippeastrum ignescens (Regel), Hippeastrum occidentale (M. Roem.), Hippeastrum puniceum ((Lam.) Voss), Hippeastrum puniceum forma barbatum ((Herb.) Voss), Hippeastrum puniceum var. haywardii ((Traub & Uphof) HEMoore), Hippeastrum puniceum var. majus ((Ker Gawl.) Marais), Hippeastrum puniceum forma pyrrochroum ((Lem.) Voss), Hippeastrum puniceum forma roezlii ((Regel) Voss),Hippeastrum puniceum forma spathaceum ((Sims) Voss), Hippeastrum purpureum (Kuntze), Hippeastrum pyrrochroum (Lem.), Hippeastrum roezlii ((Regel) Baker), Hippeastrum soratense (Rusby), Hippeastrum spatha), Hippeastrum spatha))
The species was included in the classification in 1778.
Habitat: Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Mexico City, eastern India.
Description: A round bulb, 5 cm in diameter, with a short neck. The upper scales are brown. Leaves are bright green, oblong, 25-50 cm long, 2.5-4.5 cm wide. Peduncle up to 60 cm high. Inflorescence is an umbrella of 2-4 flowers. Bracts up to 6 cm long, pedicels 5-8 cm. Perianth funnel-shaped, horizontal, 10-13 cm long. Perianth tube green, 2.5 cm. Perianth petals are red or orange-red, greenish-white closer to the base, wide, overlapping, oval-oblong, pointed at the tips. The lower petal is the narrowest. Filaments and pistil are curved, reddish-orange to the middle, greenish-white towards the throat.
Hippeastrum escobaruriae ((Cardenas) Van Scheepen)
Synonyms: Amaryllis escobaruriae (Cardenas)
Synonyms: Amaryllis evansiae Traub & ISNelson.
The species was included in the classification in 1956.
Habitat: native to Bolivia (neighborhood of Santa Cruz and Cochabamba). Habitat ranges from sandy, open plains to near-clear peat accumulations concentrated on mountain sides from 200 m - 700 m. Some plants live in the open sun, but most grow in the forests that cover the low eastern foothills of the Andes. The soil is always depleted there.
Description: Usually on the peduncle there are 3-4 graceful, pale yellow or greenish-yellow flowers with a bright green throat, with a beautiful wavy edge.
This species has several varieties: with pink petals, with various perianth shapes (from neat graceful to slightly sloppy). The size of the flowers depends on the variety.
Hippeastrum evansiae is similar to Hippeastrum anzaldoi, some botanists classify them as one species.
Features of cultivation: Evergreen species, grows well in depleted sandy soil. When planting, the bulbs are not deeply buried, about half. This species is very light-requiring. In winter, growth slows down, during this period watering is minimal. Blooms in spring.
Interesting: Thanks to this species, the first yellow-flowered hybrids were obtained. California breeder CD Cochran crossed Hippeastrum evansiae into a yellow Yellow Pioneer hybrid. Later varieties such as Lemon Lime and Green Goddness appeared, with creamy and yellow flowers.
Synonyms: Amaryllis forgetii (Worsley) Traub & Uphof
The species was included in the classification in 1912.
Habitat: Peru, Bolivia.
Description: dull crimson flowers on a green background, peduncles up to 60 cm high. Blossoms in autumn.
Synonyms: Amaryllis fosteri (Traub), Amaryllis maranensis (Ker Gawl.), Amaryllis muesseriana ((Linden) Traub & Uphof), Amaryllis staminea (Seub.), Amaryllis stilosa (Bury), Amaryllis stylosa ((Herb.) Sweet), Hippeastrum fosteri ((Traub) HEMoore), Hippeastrum muesserianum (Linden), Hippeastrum stylosum (Herb.).
The species was classified in 1951 by Traub.
Habitat: Eastern Brazil. It grows in mountainous areas, where in the summer the temperature can be higher than 38 degrees, in the winter there are frosts, snowfalls and the temperature often drops below zero.
Description: up to 15 pink / salmon-pink flowers on the peduncle. Peduncle height up to 90 cm. Petals are oblong-pointed, curved. Pistil and filaments, pink. Very beautiful view.
Synonyms: Amaryllis fragrantissima Cardenas
Habitat: Bolivia, in the province of Sab-Yungaz of the department of La Paz and in the province of Chapare of the department of Cochabamba. The plant grows in hot, tropical valleys on slopes and along rivers.
Description: its length is a snow-white perianth tube, which is about 25 cm long, this species is very similar to Hippeastrum solandriflorum, Hippeastrum brasilianum and Hippeastrum candidum (aka Hippeastrum argentinum). In South America, these long tubular species are known as "azucenas", which is Spanish for "white lily". Fragrant, graceful look. The bulbs are quite large and can reach 12 cm in diameter. A very interesting species for selection.
Growing features: The growing season is spring-summer, in the middle of autumn - a dormant period. During the dormant period, the plant partially loses its foliage. The plant is photophilous, watering is moderate, the soil should be high in organic matter. Children rarely form.
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