Darling Lily

Family: Amaryllidaceae
Genus: Crinum
Species: flaccidum
Main Flower Colour: Cream

Description

Clump-forming herb, lacking a pseudostem.

Leaves several, basal, ± spreading, broad-linear, 30–80 cm long, 1–5 cm wide, margins ± rough.

Scape 10–75 cm high; umbel 5–16-flowered; bracts membranous to papery, to 16 cm long; pedicels 1.5–7 cm long. Flowers with heavy scent. Perianth tube 2–11 cm long; lobes elliptic to oblanceolate, 3–10 cm long, spreading, white to yellowish. Stamens with filaments 2.5–6.5 cm long, pink or purple; anthers 4–12 mm long, ± crescent-shaped, yellow. Beak on ovary absent or to 10 mm long.

Flowering start in October and ends in April.

Identification

The main flower colour is cream.

References

http://ianfrasertalkingnaturally.blogspot.co.uk/2014_10_01_archive.html

Created: 28 Oct 2014 - Member - Stephen L (Clare SA)
Updated: 19 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

MDD - Murray Darling Depression

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