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Amaryllis

Amaryllis

1. A pastoral sweetheart. To sport with amaryllis in the shade. (Milton)

2. (Science: botany) a family of plants much esteemed for their beauty, including the narcissus, jonquil, daffodil, agave, and others. A genus of the same family, including the belladonna lily.

Origin: L. Amaryllis, gr, the name of a country girl in Theocritus and Virgil.


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Re: Please help Identify Flower!

Its not an amaryllis its call mystery lily, the plant will come up nice and green early and then die down to the ground, here in central wisconsin the flower comes up in august. teresa

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by mrningstar1
Fri Jan 29, 2010 4:29 pm
 
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Please help Identify Flower!

Did you mean " Amaryllis "? Accourding to some authors, they are included in the Liliaceae . But some considere them more advanced in evolution... :? :)

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by iri_black
Sat Sep 03, 2005 7:40 am
 
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