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Zephyranthes rosea Lindl.
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Botryosphaeriaceae  Phyllosticta amaryllidicola @ 350764A (1); 350764B (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora @ BPI (1)

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Zephyranthes rosea Lindl.
Cuban zephyrlily

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Group: Monocot
Family: Liliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   I
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ATRO2 Atamosco rosea (Lindl.) Greene


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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Liliales
Family Liliaceae – Lily family
Genus Zephyranthes Herb. – zephyrlily
Species Zephyranthes rosea Lindl. – Cuban zephyrlily

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6. Zephyranthes rosea Lindley, Bot. Reg. 10: plate 821. 1824.

Leaf blade dull green, to 5 mm wide. Spathe 2—2.8 cm. Flowers erect to slightly inclined; perianth rose pink, spreading, funnelform, 2.7—2.8 cm; perianth tube green, 0.2—0.3 cm, increasing in diam., ca. 1/10 or less of perianth length, ca. 1/5 filament length, ca. 1/8 spathe length; tepals not reflexed, distalmost not erect; stamens diverging, in 2 slightly subequal sets with anthers overlapping ca. 90 percent; filaments filiform, 1—1.7 cm; anthers 3—6 mm; style 1.8—2.7 cm, longer than perianth tube; stigma 3-fid, exserted ca. 1—5 mm beyond anthers; pedicel 1.5—3.2 cm, usually exceeding spathe. 2n = 24.

Flowering spring--summer (Mar--Jul). Sandy loam; 0--50 m; introduced; Fla.; Mexico; West Indies; Central America.

Zephyranthes rosea has been widely distributed horticulturally. It persists and is locally adventive in Florida.

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