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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/26/2012)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/26/2012)
PlaceOfPublication Fl. Serres PI. 788. 1853.
Description Bulbs ovoid, 3.5-4.0 cm. long or more; leaf-blades broadly oval, shortly and abruptly acuminate, 9-15 cm. long, 9-10 cm. broad, obtusely narrowed to a slender petiole 15-20 cm. long; flowering scape 3-5 dm. long, rather stout, sub- compressed, bearing 6-10 handsome white flowers at the tip; perianth tube 6-7 cm. long, about 0.1 cm. in diameter at the base, dilating abruptly to a conical throat about 1 cm. broad, the lobes broadly ovate, obtuse, 4-5 cm. long; corona erect, about 1 cm. tall, composed of 5 laterally auriculate segments united for about half their length, terminated by the filiform staminal filaments about 1 cm. long.
Distribution Colombia and Panama, in highland forests. Frequently cultivated and possibly an escape in Panama.
Specimen COCLE: El Valle de Anton, Hunter & Allen 338.
Note An extremely handsome Amaryllid popularly known as Eucaristo and Eucharistia.
Common Eucaristo Eucharistia
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